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Da·vy(dā′vē), Sir Humphry 1778-1829.
British chemist who was a pioneer of electrochemistry, using its methods to isolate sodium and potassium (1807) and barium, boron, calcium, and magnesium (1808).
(Biography) Sir Humphry. 1778–1829, English chemist who isolated sodium, magnesium, chlorine, and other elements and suggested the electrical nature of chemical combination. He invented the Davy lamp
Sir Humphry, 1778–1829, English chemist.