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1. (Biography) Donald. 1937–2000, Scottish Labour politician; secretary of state for Scotland (1997–99); first minister of Scotland (1999–2000)
2. (Biography) Sir James. 1842–1923, Scottish chemist and physicist. He worked on the liquefaction of gases and the properties of matter at low temperature, invented the vacuum flask, and (with Sir Frederick Abel) was the first to prepare cordite
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|Noun||1.||Dewar - vacuum flask that holds liquid air or helium for scientific experiments|
|2.||Dewar - Scottish chemist and physicist noted for his work in cryogenics and his invention of the Dewar flask (1842-1923)|