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Helmholtz

[ helm-hohlts ]
/ ˈhɛlm hoʊlts /
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noun

Her·mann Lud·wig Fer·di·nand von [her-mahn -loot-vik -fer-di-nahnt fuhn], /ˈhɛr mɑn ˈlut vɪk ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt fən/, 1821–94, German physiologist and physicist.

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British Dictionary definitions for Helmholtz

Helmholtz
/ (German ˈhɛlmhɔlts) /

noun

Baron Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von (ˈhɛrman ˈluːtvɪç ˈfɛrdinant fɔn). 1821–94, German physiologist, physicist, and mathematician: helped to found the theory of the conservation of energy; invented the ophthalmoscope (1850); and investigated the mechanics of sight and sound
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Scientific definitions for Helmholtz

Helmholtz
[ hĕlmhōlts′ ]
Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von 1821-1894

German physicist and physiologist who was a founder of the law of conservation of energy. Helmholtz did pioneering research on vision and invented an instrument for examining the interior of the eye in 1851.
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