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Guericke

[gair-uh-kee, -kuh, gwair-; German gy-ri-kuh] /ˈgɛər ə ki, -kə, ˈgwɛər-; German ˈgü rɪ kə/
noun
1.
Otto von
[awt-oh-fuh n] /ˈɔt oʊ fən/ (Show IPA),
1602–86, German physicist.
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Guericke

/German ˈɡeːrikə/
noun
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Otto von. 1602–86, German physicist: invented the air pump (1650) and demonstrated the power of a vacuum with the Magdeburg hemispheres
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