Scheele [ shey-l uh ] SHOW IPA / ˈʃeɪ lə / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Karl Wil·helm 1742–86, [kah rl vil-helm], /kɑrl ˈvɪl hɛlm/, Swedish chemist.
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How to use Scheele in a sentence
His glory, however bright, has not rendered Europe blind to the merits of
Scheele and Bergman.
But—how unfortunate it was—Mrs.
Scheele was extremely sorry—they had just engaged another nurse!
She directed her wrathful steps straight to
Scheele, the magistrate's house: they had four children, and were looking for a nurse.
A non-metallic element first discovered in 1774 by
Scheele, and the subject of much research to succeeding chemists. British Dictionary definitions for Scheele noun Karl Wilhelm (kɑːrl ˈvilhɛlm). 1742–86, Swedish chemist. He discovered oxygen, independently of Priestley, and many other substances
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Scientific definitions for Scheele Swedish chemist who discovered a number of compounds and elements. He discovered oxygen around 1771, but because the results of his experiments were not published until 1777, Joseph Priestley is usually credited with the discovery. Scheele made extensive investigations of plant and animal materials, and his work was fundamental to the development of organic chemistry.
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