Cherenkov

biographical name
Che·​ren·​kov | \ chə-ˈreŋ-kəf How to pronounce Cherenkov (audio) \

Definition of Cherenkov

Pavel Alekseyevich 1904–1990 Russian physicist

Learn More about Cherenkov

Statistics for Cherenkov

Cite this Entry

“Cherenkov.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cherenkov. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Cherenkov

Cherenkov, Cherenkov radiation

Medical Definition of Cherenkov

variant of , cerenkov radiation

Comments on Cherenkov

What made you want to look up Cherenkov? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one green toy robot amidst many red toy robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!