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Definition(s):

  • (n) United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)

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  • Pearly perfection

    ( American Chemical Society ) The mystery of how pearls form into the most perfectly spherical large objects in nature may have an unlikely explanation, scientists are proposing in a new study. It appears in ACS' journal Langmuir, named for 1932 Nobel Laureate Irving Langmuir.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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periphery periphery
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