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- Zeeman, Pieter 1865-1943. Dutch physicist. He shared a 1902 Nobel Prize for researching the influence of magnetism on radiation.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. Dutch physicist honored for his research on the influence of magnetism on radiation which showed that light is radiated by the motion of charged particles in an atom (1865-1943)
Dutch, meaning seaman. (Wiktionary)