Clausius

[ klou-zee-uhs ]
/ ˈklaʊ zi əs /

noun

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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Clausius
/ (German ˈklauziʊs) /

noun

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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