[ US /ˈdɔɫtən/ ]
  1. English chemist and physicist who formulated atomic theory and the law of partial pressures; gave the first description of red-green color blindness (1766-1844)
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How To Use Dalton In A Sentence

  • There is an uncanny resemblance between this reasoning and that which had earlier led John Dalton to an atomic theory of chemistry.
  • The warm, sunny weather broke on our last day, but the persistent drizzle didn't deter us from visiting the wilds of Dalton-in-Furness, where we came face to face with beasties of all description.
  • The New York University sociologist Dalton Conley has written of a “network nation,” in which applications like Facebook and MySpace create “crosscutting social groups” and new, flexible identities that only vaguely overlap with racial identities. The End of White America?
  • When Billy Dalton, military special ops and star surfer, is disqualified from the pro-surfing tour, he takes off for the coast of Bali looking for the perfect wave. Point Break Gets a Sequel with Jan de Bont! « FirstShowing.net
  • He wondered what might have happened had Tommy Gill's shot not hit the woodwork and Paddy Dalton missed the rebound with only minutes to go.
  • • Northern Ontario: Premier Dalton McGuinty made a vague pledge on Tuesday that the budget would introduce relief for hard-hit northern residents and businesses over and above the help being earmarked for the Ring of Fire, a massive deposit of chromite, which is used in the manufacture of stainless steel, that the government hopes will spark another Gold Rush in the north. Thestar.com - Home Page
  • Here's a gripping tale about Lesley Dalton, of York, who wrote this letter to a national broadsheet newspaper this week.
  • He was submerged in the water of the Dalton swimming pool where, unbelievably, he stayed for an hour.
  • The former is headed by someone called Graham Dalton, who, it seems, is a time-serving apparatchik from the DoT, which, as we all know, is headed by that limpet-like nincompoop, Geoff BuffHoon, one of new Labour's 'Jack of All Trades & Master of None'. Another Fine Mess
  • The number of colour-blind artists in the history of art is probably larger than usually assumed, bur it is not possible to demonstrate daltonism simply by looking at an artist's pictures.
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