[ klou-zee-uhs ]

  1. Ru·dolf Jul·ius E·man·u·el [roo-dolf jool-yuhs i-man-yoo-uhl; German roo-dawlf yoo-lee-oos ey-mah-noo-el], /ˈru dɒlf ˈdʒul yəs ɪˈmæn yu əl; German ˈru dɔlf ˈyu liˌʊs eɪˈmɑ nuˌɛl/, 1822–88, German mathematical physicist: pioneer in the field of thermodynamics.

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How to use Clausius in a sentence

  • This paper, though subsequent to that of Clausius, is very different in character.

    Lord Kelvin | Andrew Gray

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/ (German ˈklauziʊs) /

  1. Rudolf Julius (ˈruːdɔlf ˈjuːliʊs). 1822–88, German physicist and mathematician. He enunciated the second law of thermodynamics (1850) and developed the kinetic theory of gases

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