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Overview of noun curie

The noun curie has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. curie, Ci

(a unit of radioactivity equal to the amount of a radioactive isotope that decays at the rate of 37,000,000,000 disintegrations per second)

2. Curie, Pierre Curie

(French physicist; husband of Marie Curie (1859-1906))

3. Curie, Marie Curie, Madame Curie, Marya Sklodowska

(French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934)) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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