Langley

(redirected from langleys)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

Langley

Samuel Pierpont. 1834--1906, US astronomer and physicist: invented the bolometer (1878) and pioneered the construction of heavier-than-air flying machines

langley

[′laŋ·lē]
(physics)
A unit of energy per unit area commonly employed in radiation theory; equal to 1 gram-calorie per square centimeter.
References in periodicals archive ?
"We had a misunderstanding, it got clarified," a very diplomatic Langley says.
Mrs Langley, 61, is in the hospital's high-dependency unit.
Built between 1756 and 1760, the main Langley Park House is a grand Palladian mansion situated within iconic LancelotCapability Brown-designed gardens.
As regional president, Langley will lead the overall strategy and execution for the EMEA region, and he will have regional responsibility for the CIB business in EMEA.