Nicol, William

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William, Scottish physicist, 1768-1851.
Nicol prism - transmits only polarized light.
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William Nicol, of Prospect Healthcare, which owns and runs Hairmyers, said: It's disappointing UNISON have rejected a fair and reasonable offer."
This is something that can be perfected only by years of practice, but that is something the Acci-dent team of Brian McCaughran, Neil Scott, William Nicol, Charles Windsor and Paul Wright have in plenty, with more than 25 years of experience in the trade between them.
DC William Nicol said: "This couple have been left traumatised."