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Cornforth

[kawrn-ferth, -fawrth, -fohrth] /ˈkɔrn fərθ, -ˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ/
noun
1.
Sir John Warcup
[wawr-kuhp] /ˈwɔr kʌp/ (Show IPA),
1917–2013, British chemist, born in Australia: Nobel Prize 1975.
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  • I was some weeks in Colorado (I bought a ranch there for my sons) and drank Mr. Cornforth's tea all the time.

  • Mr. Cornforth sells much of it in Denver, and many, his manager told me, drink it pure.

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Cornforth

/ˈkɔːnˌfɔːθ/
noun
1.
Sir John Warcup. born 1917, Australian chemist, who shared the 1975 Nobel prize for chemistry with Vladimir Prelog for their work on stereochemistry
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Cornforth in Medicine

Cornforth Corn·forth (kôrn'fərth, -fôrth'), John Warcup. Born 1917.

Australian-born British chemist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of biological molecules.

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