Debye definition by Webster's New World
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Debye, Peter J(oseph) W(illiam) 1884-1966; U.S. physicist & chemist, born in the Netherlands
Debye definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Peter Joseph Wilhelm 1884-1966.
Dutch-born American physicist. He won a 1936 Nobel Prize for his investigations on dipole movements and on diffraction of x-rays and electrons in gases.