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Seebeck

/ ˈsiːbɛk /

noun

  1. any of a set of stamps issued (1890–99) in Nicaragua, Honduras, Ecuador, and El Salvador and named after Nicholas Frederick Seebeck, who provided them free to the respective governments
  2. any of the reprints issued later for personal gain by Seebeck


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Seebeck, on somewhat vague grounds, as we think, divides persons labouring under this defect of vision into two classes.

A striking example of the conversion of heat into electricity is furnished by an experiment of Seebeck's.

The Seebeck issues, needless to say, are of little interest.

In 1813 Seebeck discovered the polarization of light by tourmaline.

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