[ kawrn-ferth, -fawrth, -fohrth ]
/ ˈkɔrn fərθ, -ˌfɔrθ, -ˌfoʊrθ /


Sir John War·cup [wawr-kuhp] /ˈwɔr kʌp/, 1917–2013, British chemist, born in Australia: Nobel Prize 1975. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for cornforth

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British Dictionary definitions for cornforth

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Sir John Warcup. born 1917, Australian chemist, who shared the 1975 Nobel prize for chemistry with Vladimir Prelog for their work on stereochemistry
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Medical definitions for cornforth

[ kôrnfərth, -fôrth′ ]
John Warcup Born 1917

Australian-born British chemist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the structure of biological molecules.
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