Stokes, Sir George Gabriel
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Stokes, Sir George Gabriel: Osborne Reynolds
Stokes,Sir George Gabriel, English physicist and mathematician, 1819-1903.
stoke - unit of kinematic viscosity.
Stokes law - relationship of the rate of fall of a small sphere in a viscous fluid.
Stokes lens - used to diagnose astigmatism.