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Fraunhofer

[froun-hoh-fer, frou-uh n-hof-er; for 1 also German froun-hoh-fuh r] /ˈfraʊnˌhoʊ fər, ˈfraʊ ənˌhɒf ər; for 1 also German ˈfraʊnˌhoʊ fər/
noun
1.
Joseph von
[joh-zuh f von,, -suh f;; German yoh-zef fuh n] /ˈdʒoʊ zəf vɒn,, -səf;; German ˈyoʊ zɛf fən/ (Show IPA),
1787–1826, German optician and physicist.
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Fraunhofer

/German ˈfraunhoːfər/
noun
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Joseph von (ˈjoːzɛf fɔn). 1787–1826, German physicist and optician, who investigated spectra of the sun, planets, and fixed stars, and improved telescopes and other optical instruments
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