julius lothar meyer

Meyer

[mahy-er]
noun
1.
Adolf, 1866–1950, U.S. psychiatrist, born in Switzerland.
2.
Albert (Gregory) 1903–65, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman.
3.
Annie Florance Nathan, 1867–1951, U.S. writer andeducator, a founder of Barnard College.
4.
Julius Lothar [jool-yuhs loh-thahr; German yoo-lee-oos loh-tahr, loh-tahr] , 1830–95, German chemist.
5.
a male given name.
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julius lothar meyer

German chemist who, independently of Dmitry Mendeleyev, developed a periodic classification of the chemical elements. Though originally educated as a physician, he was chiefly interested in chemistry and physics.

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