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Ostwald

[awst-vahlt] /ˈɔst vɑlt/
noun
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Wilhelm
[vil-helm] /ˈvɪl hɛlm/ (Show IPA),
1853–1932, German chemist: Nobel prize 1909.
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Ostwald

/German ˈɔstvalt/
noun
1.
Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1853–1932, German chemist, noted for his pioneering work in catalysis. He also invented a process for making nitric acid from ammonia and developed a new theory of colour: Nobel prize for chemistry 1909
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