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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Corpuscular theory(0.01224 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
Definition: corpuscular theory
n : (physics) the theory that light is transmitted as a stream
of particles [syn: corpuscular theory of light] [ant: wave theory
, wave theory]
English → English (gcide)
Definition: Corpuscular theory
Corpuscular \Cor*pus"cu*lar\ (k?r-p?s"k?-l?r), a. [Cf. F.
Pertaining to, or composed of, corpuscles, or small
Corpuscular philosophy, that which attempts to account for
the phenomena of nature, by the motion, figure, rest,
position, etc., of the minute particles of matter.
Corpuscular theory (Opt.), the theory enunciated by Sir
Isaac Newton, that light consists in the emission and
rapid progression of minute particles or corpuscles. The
theory is now generally rejected, and supplanted by the