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Meaning of curie

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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 [syn: {curie},
      2: French physicist; husband of Marie Curie (1859-1906) [syn:
         {Curie}, {Pierre Curie}]
      3: 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) [syn: {Curie}, {Marie Curie}, {Madame
         Curie}, {Marya Sklodowska}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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