Appleton definition by Webster's New World
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city in E Wis.: pop. 70,000
Origin: after S. Appleton (died 1853), Boston philanthropist and amp; father-in-law of founder of a local university
Appleton definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of eastern Wisconsin on the Fox River southwest of Green Bay. The first hydroelectric plant in the United States was built here in 1882. Population: 70,200.
, Sir Edward Victor 1892-1965.
British physicist. He won a 1947 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the F layer of the ionosphere.