HyperDic: thomas_young

English > 1 sense of the expression Thomas Young:
NOUNperson Thomas Young, YoungBritish physicist and Egyptologist
English > Thomas Young: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829).
SynonymYoung
Instance ofEgyptologistAn archeologist who specializes in Egyptology
physicistA scientist trained in physics
SpanishThomas Young
CatalanThomas Young

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