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J n.  the 10th letter of the Roman alphabet ;
J n.  a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second ;
J particle n.  a neutral meson with a large mass ;
J. B. Rhine n.  United States parapsychologist (1895-1980) ;
J. B. S. Haldane n.  Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics ; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964) ;
J. C. Maxwell n.  Scottish physicist whose equations unified electricity and magnetism and who recognized the electromagnetic nature of light (1831-1879) ;
J. Craig Ventner n.  United States geneticist who published the complete base sequences for all the genes of a free-living organism, the influenza bacterium ; later led team that developed a first draft of the entire human genome (born in 1946) ;
J. D. Salinger n.  United States writer (born 1919) ;
J. E. Johnston n.  Confederate general in the American Civil War ; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891) ;
J. Edgar Hoover n.  United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972) ;
J. J. Hill n.  United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916) ;
J. M. Barrie n.  Scottish dramatist and novelist ; created Peter Pan (1860-1937) ;
J. M. Synge n.  Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909) ;
J. P. Morgan n.  United States financier and philanthropist (1837-1913) ;
J. R. Firth n.  English linguist who contributed to linguistic semantics and to prosodic phonology and who was noted for his insistence on studying both sound and meaning in context (1890-1960) ;
 
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hendrik verwoerd : n South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)

 
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