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

Thompson

noun

1: United States classical archaeologist (born in Canada) noted for leading the excavation of the Athenian agora (1906-2000) [syn: {Thompson}, {Homer Thompson}, {Homer A. Thompson}, {Homer Armstrong Thompson}]

2: English physicist (born in America) who studied heat and friction; experiments convinced him that heat is caused by moving particles (1753-1814) [syn: {Thompson}, {Benjamin Thompson}, {Count Rumford}]


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