Hevesy

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He·ve·sy

 (hĕv′ə-shē, hĕ′vĕ-), Georg von or George Charles de 1885-1966.
Hungarian chemist. He won a 1943 Nobel Prize for developing the use of isotopes as tracers to investigate chemical processes.

Hevesy

(Hungarian ˈhɛvɛʃi)
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(Biography) Georg von (ˈɡeːɔrɡ fɔn). 1885–1966, Hungarian chemist. He worked on radioactive tracing and, with D. Coster, discovered the element hafnium (1923): Nobel prize for chemistry 1943
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Noun1.Hevesy - Hungarian chemist who studied radioisotopes and was one of the discoverers of the element hafnium (1885-1966)