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[ kawl-buh ]
/ ˈkɔl bə /


Ge·org [gey-awrk] /geɪˈɔrk/, 1877–1947, German sculptor. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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[ kôlbə ]
(Adolphe Wilhelm) Hermann 1818-1884

German chemist who was the first to synthesize an organic compound from inorganic materials (1843-45). He also developed an electrolytic procedure for the preparation of alkanes, and in 1859 synthesized salicylic acid from coal tar, which laid the foundation for the development of aspirin.
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