Wheatstone, Sir Charles

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  • Wheatstone, Sir Charles — ▪ British physicist born Feb. 6, 1802, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng. died Oct. 19, 1875, Paris   English physicist who popularized the Wheatstone bridge, a device that accurately measured electrical resistance and became widely used in… …   Universalium

  • Wheatstone , Sir Charles — (1802–1875) British physicist After a private education in his native city of Gloucester, Wheatstone began business in London as a musical instrument maker (1823). His early scientific researches were in acoustics and optics and his contributions …   Scientists

  • WHEATSTONE, SIR CHARLES —    celebrated physicist and electrician, born near Gloucester; was a man of much native ingenuity, and gave early proof of it; was appointed professor of Experimental Philosophy in King s College, London, and distinguished himself by his… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Sir Charles — Chaplin (better known as Charlie Chaplin); Sir Charles Groves (conductor); Sir Charles Halle (conductor pianist and founder of Manchester’s Halle Orchestra); Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor); Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (composer conductor… …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Sir Charles Wheatstone — noun English physicist and inventor who devised the Wheatstone bridge (1802 1875) • Syn: ↑Wheatstone • Instance Hypernyms: ↑physicist, ↑inventor, ↑discoverer, ↑artificer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charles Wheatstone — Sir Charles Wheatstone [ˈwiːtstən] (* 6. Februar 1802 in Gloucester; † 19. Oktober 1875 in Paris) war ein britischer Physiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wheatstone — Charles Wheatstone Sir Charles Wheatstone [ˈwiːtstən] (* 6. Februar 1802 in Gloucester; † 19. Oktober 1875 in Paris) war ein britischer Physiker. Lebe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles Wheatstone — Charles Wheatstone. Sir Charles Wheatstone (Gloucester, 6 de febrero de 1802 París, 19 de octubre de 1875) fue un científico e inventor británico, que destacó durante la época victoriana, incluyendo el Estereoscopio (aparato que cre …   Wikipedia Español

  • WHEATSTONE (C.) — WHEATSTONE sir CHARLES (1802 1875) Physicien anglais né à Gloucester et mort à Paris. Wheatstone publie ses premiers travaux en acoustique alors qu’il était employé chez un marchand d’instruments de musique (1823). En 1837, après avoir étudié la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wheatstone — (sir Charles) (1802 1875) physicien anglais. Il fit progresser la télégraphie électrique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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