Langmuir

[ lang-myoo r ]
/ ˈlæŋ myʊər /
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noun

Irving,1881–1957, U.S. chemist: Nobel Prize 1932.
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  • Lieutenant Langmuir, revolver in hand, fell after he had killed eight of the foe.

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British Dictionary definitions for langmuir

Langmuir

/ (ˈlæŋmjʊə) /

noun

Irving. 1881–1957, US chemist. He developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and the atomic hydrogen welding process: Nobel prize for chemistry 1932
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