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Werner

[wur-ner; for 1 also German ver-nuh r] /ˈwɜr nər; for 1 also German ˈvɛr nər/
noun
1.
Alfred
[al-fred,, -frid;; German ahl-freyt] /ˈæl frɛd,, -frɪd;; German ˈɑl freɪt/ (Show IPA),
1866–1919, Swiss chemist: Nobel prize 1913.
2.
a male given name.
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Werner

/German ˈvɛrnər/
noun
1.
Abraham Gottlieb (ˈaːbrəham ˈɡɔtloːp). 1749–1817, German geologist. He emphasized the importance of field and laboratory observation for understanding the earth
2.
Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1866–1919, Swiss chemist, born in Germany. He developed a coordination theory of the valency of inorganic complexes: Nobel prize for chemistry 1913
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