Meaning of Piccard


Pronunciation: (Fr. pē-kar'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1884–1962, Swiss physicist, aeronaut, inventor, and deep-sea explorer: designer of bathyscaphes.
  2. his sonborn 1922, Swiss oceanographer and bathyscaphe designer, born in Belgium.
  3. 1884–1963, U.S. chemist and aeronautical engineer, born in Switzerland (brother of Auguste).
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