Bergius

[ ber-gee-uh s; German ber-gee-oo s ]
/ ˈbɛr gi əs; German ˈbɛr giˌʊs /

noun

Frie·drich [free-drik; German free-drikh] /ˈfri drɪk; German ˈfri drɪx/, 1884–1949, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1931.

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British Dictionary definitions for bergius

Bergius

/ (German ˈbɛrɡjʊs) /

noun

Friedrich (Karl Rudolph) (ˈfriːdrɪç). 1884– 1949, German chemist, who invented a process for producing oil by high-pressure hydrogenation of coal: Nobel prize for chemistry 1931
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