Definition of Einstein

1. Noun. Physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955).

Exact synonyms: Albert Einstein
Generic synonyms: Physicist
Derivative terms: Einsteinian



2. Noun. Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality. "He's smart but he's no Einstein"
Exact synonyms: Brain, Brainiac, Genius, Mastermind
Generic synonyms: Intellect, Intellectual
Specialized synonyms: Prodigy
Derivative terms: Brainy

Definition of Einstein

1. Proper noun. Albert Einstein, the world-famous 20th Century theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

3. Noun. An extremely clever or intelligent person. ¹

4. Noun. (''photochemistry'') One mole of photons, regardless of frequency, as used to measure irradiance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Einstein

1. a very intelligent person [n -S]

Medical Definition of Einstein

1. A unit of energy equal to 1 mol quantum, hence to 6.0221367 × 1023 quanta. The value of einstein, in kJ, is dependent upon the wavelength. Origin: A. Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in U.S., 1879-1955 (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Einstein

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1. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bombby F. G. Gosling by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"Einstein had written to inform Roosevelt that recent research on chain ... Einstein believed the German government was actively supporting research in this ..."

2. The Philosophy of Humanism: And of Other Subjects by Richard Burdon Haldane Haldane (1922)
"Stationed on this bridge Einstein and his disciples look impartially in both directions. But it is now evident why they refuse to separate geometry from ..."

3. Cartanian Geometry, Nonlinear Waves, and Control Theory. by Robert Hermann (1980)
"BOHR-SOMMERFELD QUANTIZATION OF Einstein GRAVITATION Let W, ... Physically, Y will be a family of solutions of the Einstein gravitational equation. ..."

4. Geometric Structures in Nonlinear Physics by Robert Hermann (1991)
"DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY OF THE HILBERT VARIATIONAL FORMULATION OF THE Einstein THEORY OF GRAVITATION ABSTRACT The Einstein theory of gravitation, ..."

5. A System of Physical Chemistry by William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis, James Rice (1919)
"(Physical equilibrium in solids)—Theory of atomic heats of solids—Equations of Einstein, Nernst-Lindemann, and Debye. Einstein's Extension of Planck's ..."

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