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  1. Louis Ni·co·las [lwee nee-kaw-lah] /lwi ni kɔˈlɑ/, 1763–1829, French chemist: discoverer of chromium and beryllium.
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Examples from the Web for vauquelin

Historical Examples of vauquelin

  • This property was partially discovered as far back as 1798, by Vauquelin.

    The Barnet Book of Photography


  • Vauquelin plunged his hands in his pockets and looked at her.

    Zut and Other Parisians

    Guy Wetmore Carryl

  • "Dear lady, my daughter is too young," replied Vauquelin promptly.

    To Tell You the Truth

    Leonard Merrick

  • "I find nothing 'dreadful' about her," said Vauquelin a shade sharply.

    To Tell You the Truth

    Leonard Merrick

  • "At any rate, I do not exaggerate the years," sighed Vauquelin.

    To Tell You the Truth

    Leonard Merrick