s. august arrhenius


Svante August [svahn-te ou-goost] , 1859–1927, Swedish physicist and chemist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1903.
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Arrhenius (Swedish aˈreːniʊs)
Svante August (ˈsvantə ˈauɡʊst). 1859--1927, Swedish chemist and physicist, noted for his work on the theory of electrolytic dissociation: Nobel prize for chemistry 1903

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Arrhenius   (ə-rē'nē-əs)  Pronunciation Key 
Swedish physicist and chemist who developed the theory of electrolytic dissociation, which explained the process by which ions are formed or separated. For this work he was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1903. He also investigated osmosis, toxins, and antitoxins.
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