Compton

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biographical name Comp·ton \ˈkäm(p)-tən\

Definition of Compton

  1. Arthur Holly 1892–1962 American physicist


Compton

biographical name Comp·ton

Definition of Compton

  1. Karl Taylor 1887–1954 brother of Arthur Compton American physicist


Compton

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geographical name Comp·ton \ˈkäm(p)-tən\

Definition of Compton

  1. city in southwestern California south-southeast of Los Angeles population 96,455


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