Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

van't Hoff

[vahnt hawf]
noun
  1. Ja·co·bus Hen·dri·cus [yah-koh-bœs hen-dree-kœs] /yɑˈkoʊ bœs hɛnˈdri kœs/, 1852–1911, Dutch chemist: Nobel prize 1901.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for van't hoff

van't Hoff

noun
  1. 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
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012