Ostwald

Ostwald

[awst-vahlt]
noun
Wilhelm [vil-helm] , 1853–1932, German chemist: Nobel prize 1909.
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Ostwald (German ˈɔstvalt)
 
n
Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1853--1932, German chemist, noted for his pioneering work in catalysis. He also invented a process for making nitric acid from ammonia and developed a new theory of colour: Nobel prize for chemistry 1909

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