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Gibbs(gĭbz), Josiah Willard 1839-1903.
American mathematician and physicist who formulated the theoretical foundation of physical chemistry, developed vector analysis, and conducted optical and thermodynamic research.
1. (Biography) James. 1682–1754, British architect; his buildings include St Martin's-in-the-Fields, London (1722–26), and the Radcliffe Camera, Oxford (1737–49)
2. (Biography) Josiah Willard. 1839–1903, US physicist and mathematician: founder of chemical thermodynamics
Josiah Willard, 1839–1903, U.S. physicist.