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Guericke

[ gair-uh-kee, -kuh, gwair-; German gy-ri-kuh ]
/ ˈgɛər ə ki, -kə, ˈgwɛər-; German ˈgü rɪ kə /
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noun

Ot·to von [awt-oh-fuhn], /ˈɔt oʊ fən/, 1602–86, German physicist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Guericke

Guericke
/ (German ˈɡeːrikə) /

noun

Otto von. 1602–86, German physicist: invented the air pump (1650) and demonstrated the power of a vacuum with the Magdeburg hemispheres
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