Avogadro

[ ah-vuh-gah-droh; Italian ah-vaw-gah-draw ]
/ ˌɑ vəˈgɑ droʊ; Italian ˌɑ vɔˈgɑ drɔ /

noun

Count A·ma·de·o [ah-mah-de-aw] /ˌɑ mɑˈdɛ ɔ/,1776–1856, Italian physicist and chemist.

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British Dictionary definitions for avogadro

Avogadro
/ (ˌævəˈɡɑːdrəʊ, Italian avoˈɡaːdro) /

noun

Amedeo (ameˈdɛːo), Conte di Quaregna. 1776–1856, Italian physicist, noted for his work on gases
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Scientific definitions for avogadro

Avogadro
[ ä′və-gädrō ]
Amedeo 1776-1856

Italian chemist and physicist who formulated the hypothesis known as Avogadro's law in 1811.
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