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Dewar

[ doo-er, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu ər, ˈdyu- /
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noun

Sir James, 1842–1923, Scottish chemist and physicist.

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Dewar
/ (ˈdjuːə) /

noun

Donald. 1937–2000, Scottish Labour politician; secretary of state for Scotland (1997–99); first minister of Scotland (1999–2000)
Sir James. 1842–1923, Scottish chemist and physicist. He worked on the liquefaction of gases and the properties of matter at low temperature, invented the vacuum flask, and (with Sir Frederick Abel) was the first to prepare cordite
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