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Becquerel

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biographical name Bec·que·rel \be-ˈkrel, ˌbe-kə-ˈrel\

Definition of Becquerel

  1. family of Fr. physicists including: Antoine-César 1788–1878; his son Alexandre-Edmond 1820–1891; the latter's son Antoine-Henri 1852–1908




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