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 (kăv′ən-dĭsh), Henry 1731-1810.
British chemist and physicist who discovered the properties of hydrogen and established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen.


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(Biography) Henry. 1731–1810, British physicist and chemist: recognized hydrogen, determined the composition of water, and calculated the density of the earth by an experiment named after him


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Henry, 1731–1810, English scientist.
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NOVICE: 1) Ian Jones, Erwood, Ted, 19; 2) Pauline Thomas, Shrewsbury, Tan, 23; 3) Irwel Evans, Tregaron, Fly, 30olf; 4) Mrs B Lewis, Llandrindod Wells, Fly, 30; 5) Lynley Jones, Henry, 31.
The latest charter members to join are Fredrick Miller, Pamela Jones, Henry Davies, and Leslie Mullens.
Following an early try from the excellent Ynyr Edwards, converted by Rhodri Carlton Jones, a steady flow of points followed, ensuring that the bonus point win was secured by half time, Carlton Jones, Henry Roberts and Rob Manley all going over.
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Subs: Duke, Fagan, Barmby, Geovanni, Kilbane WOLVES (4-5-1): Hahnemann; Zubar, Craddock, Berra, Ward (Stearman,90); Foley, (Guedioura,90+2), Mancienne, David Jones, Henry, Jarvis (Mujangi Bia,90); Doyle.
WOLVES (4-4-2): Hennessey, Foley, Craddock, Berra, Hill (Ward, 69), Jarvis, Jones, Henry, Edwards (Reid, 60), Keogh, Vokes (Harewood, 57).
Ebanks-Blake 45, 57 Pratley 49 Ikeme; Foley, Collins, Shackell (Keogh 88), Ward; Kightly (D Edwards 67), Jones, Henry (capt), C Edwards (Mancienne 82); Iwelumo, Ebanks-Blake.
Stephen Jones, Henry Williams forge production engineering manager, said: "Previously, we were only getting about 50pc of our product out of the doors on time because of poor organisation.