fer•miPronunciation: (fûr'mē; It.fer'mē), [key]
a unit of length, 10-15
m, used in measuring nuclear distances. Symbol:
F Also called femtometer.
Fer•miPronunciation: (fûr'mē; It.fer'mē), [key]
En•ri•co Pronunciation: (en-rē'kō; It.en-rē'kô), [key]
1901–54, Italian physicist, in the U.S. after 1939: Nobel prize 1938.
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