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Ostwald

[ awst-vahlt ]
/ ˈɔst vɑlt /
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noun

Wil·helm [vil-helm], /ˈvɪl hɛlm/, 1853–1932, German chemist: Nobel prize 1909.

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Ostwald
/ (German ˈɔstvalt) /

noun

Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1853–1932, German chemist, noted for his pioneering work in catalysis. He also invented a process for making nitric acid from ammonia and developed a new theory of colour: Nobel prize for chemistry 1909
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