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Langmuir

[lang-myoo r] /ˈlæŋ myʊər/
noun
1.
Irving, 1881–1957, U.S. chemist: Nobel Prize 1932.
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  • Lieutenant Langmuir, revolver in hand, fell after he had killed eight of the foe.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
  • Lieutenants Taylor and Langmuir were both busy at their sections.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
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Langmuir

/ˈlæŋmjʊə/
noun
1.
Irving. 1881–1957, US chemist. He developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and the atomic hydrogen welding process: Nobel prize for chemistry 1932
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