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Einstein

(īn'stīn),
Albert, German-born U.S. theoretic physicist and Nobel laureate, 1879-1955. See: einstein, einsteinium.

ein·stein

(īn'stīn),
A unit of energy equal to 1 mol quantum, hence to 6.0221367 × 1023 quanta. The value of einstein, in kJ, is dependent upon the wavelength.
[Albert Einstein]

ein·stein

(īn'stīn)
A unit of energy equal to 1 mol quantum, hence to 6.0221367 × 1023 quanta. The value of an einstein, in kJ, is dependent on the wavelength.
[Albert Einstein]
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