tum

Malay translation: pusingan

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English term or phrase:tum
Malay translation:pusingan

04:44 Aug 10, 2015
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Science - Physics
English term or phrase: tum
Salam. Kepada abang, kakak dan rakan yang lebih berpengalaman, boleh berikan saya padanan bagi perkataan tersebut?

"But, even as the reality of atoms was being hotly debated, in 1897 English physicist Joseph John Thompson was discovering the negatively charged electron. It seemed that atoms, in their tum, possessed constituent, sub- atomic, parts."
Mohd Hamzah
Malaysia
Local time: 04:18
pusingan
Explanation:
I believe you're referring to 'turn' as opposed to 'tum' - which will then make more sense.

Source:

"Higgs: The invention and discovery of the 'God Particle'

https://books.google.com/books?isbn=019165003X - Traduire cette page
Jim Baggott - 2012 - ‎Science

Inertial and gravitational mass are empirically identical, although there is no ... It seemed that atoms, in their turn, possessed constituent, subatomic, parts."

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Note added at 40 mins (2015-08-10 05:24:34 GMT)
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Or it may mean 'on the other hand' - I'll need to read the entire the paragraph to see if it was another way of talking about 'spin' as in 'electron spin'.

Also: http://www.askamathematician.com/2011/10/q-what-is-spin-in-p...

Spin/rotation can be inaccurately written as 'turn' - which is fine linguistically, but not so much scientifically.

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SitiSingapura
Singapore
Local time: 04:18
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terima kasih
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turn
pusingan


Explanation:
I believe you're referring to 'turn' as opposed to 'tum' - which will then make more sense.

Source:

"Higgs: The invention and discovery of the 'God Particle'

https://books.google.com/books?isbn=019165003X - Traduire cette page
Jim Baggott - 2012 - ‎Science

Inertial and gravitational mass are empirically identical, although there is no ... It seemed that atoms, in their turn, possessed constituent, subatomic, parts."

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 40 mins (2015-08-10 05:24:34 GMT)
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Or it may mean 'on the other hand' - I'll need to read the entire the paragraph to see if it was another way of talking about 'spin' as in 'electron spin'.

Also: http://www.askamathematician.com/2011/10/q-what-is-spin-in-p...

Spin/rotation can be inaccurately written as 'turn' - which is fine linguistically, but not so much scientifically.



SitiSingapura
Singapore
Local time: 04:18
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in category: 3
Grading comment
terima kasih

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