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Langmuir

[lang-myoo r]
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noun
  1. Irving,1881–1957, U.S. chemist: Nobel Prize 1932.
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Historical Examples

  • 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


British Dictionary definitions for langmuir

Langmuir

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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