Le Duc Tho

biographical name (1)
\ ˈlā-ˈdək-ˈtō How to pronounce Le Duc Tho (audio) \

Definition of Le Duc Tho

 (Entry 1 of 5)

1911–1990 Vietnamese diplomat


biographical name (2)
Viol·​let-le-Duc | \ ˌvē-ə-ˈlā-lə-ˈdük How to pronounce Viollet-le-Duc (audio) , -ˈdyük; vyȯ-le-lə-ˈdᵫk\

Definition of Viollet-le-Duc (Entry 2 of 5)

Eugène-Emmanuel 1814–1879 French architect


noun (1), often capitalized
\ ¦bärlə¦d(y)ük, -du̇\
plural -s

Definition of bar-le-duc (Entry 3 of 5)

1 : a preserve of whole white currants from which the seeds have been removed
2 : any preserve of whole fruit (such as berries)

Leduc effect

noun (2)
Le·​duc effect | \ ləˈdük-\

Definition of Leduc effect (Entry 4 of 5)

: righi-leduc effect

Righi-Leduc effect

noun (3)
\ ¦rē|gēlə¦dük-, ¦ri|\

Definition of Righi-Leduc effect (Entry 5 of 5)

: a transverse temperature gradient observed in a metal when the metal is in a magnetic field whose lines of force are perpendicular to the heat flux

called also Leduc effect

History and Etymology for Le Duc Tho

Noun (1)

French, from Bar-le-Duc, commune in Meuse department, northeastern France

Noun (2)

after Sylvestre Anatole Leduc, 20th century French physicist

Noun (3)

after Augusto Righi †1920 Italian physicist and Sylvestre Anatole Leduc, 20th century French physicist

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to move with exaggerated bouncy motions

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