Michelson definition by Webster's New World
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Michelson, Albert Abraham 1852-1931; U.S. physicist, born in Germany
Michelson definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Albert Abraham 1852-1931.
German-born American physicist who with Edward Morley disproved the existence of ether, the hypothetical medium of electromagnetic waves. He won a 1907 Nobel Prize in physics.