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van't Hoff

[ vahnt hawf ]
/ vɑnt ˈhɔf /
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Ja·co·bus Hen·dri·cus [yah-koh-bœs hen-dree-kœs], /yɑˈkoʊ bœs hɛnˈdri kœs/, 1852–1911, Dutch chemist: Nobel prize 1901.
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van't Hoff
/ (Dutch vɑnt ˈhɔf) /

noun
Jacobus Hendricus (jaːˈkoːbys hɛnˈdriːkœs). 1852–1911, Dutch physical chemist: founded stereochemistry with his theory of the asymmetric carbon atom; the first to apply thermodynamics to chemical reactions: Nobel prize for chemistry 1901
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