[ nairnst, nurnst; German nernst ]
/ nɛərnst, nɜrnst; German nɛrnst /
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Wal·ther Her·man [vahl-tuhr-her-mahn], /ˈvɑl tər ˈhɛr mɑn/, 1864–1941, German physicist and chemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1920.
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Vide Nernst, Theoretical Chemistry, p. 245, for the detailed discussion of this relation.
The source of light—the filament of a Nernst lamp—was moved about in a plane 120 cm.Clever Hans|Oskar Pfungst
He has trained in his laboratory Arrhenius, Nernst, and many others of almost equal eminence.Major Prophets of To-Day|Edwin E. Slosson
If such a rod is heated by the oxy-hydrogen blowpipe to a high Nernst lamp.
The Nernst lamp, therefore (fig. 17), consists of a slender rod of the mixed oxides attached to platinum wires by an oxide paste.
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/ (German nɛrnst) /
Walther Hermann (ˈvaltər ˈhɛrman). 1864–1941, German physical chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics: Nobel prize for chemistry 1920
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