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van der Waals

 (văn′ dər wôlz′, wälz′), Johannes Diderik 1837-1923.
Dutch physicist who won a 1910 Nobel Prize for deriving a new equation for the behavior of liquids and gases that, unlike the ideal gas law, takes into account the properties of real gases.

van der Waals

(Dutch vɑn dər ˈwaːls)
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(Biography) Johannes Diderik (joːˈhɑnəs ˈdiːdərik). 1837–1923, Dutch physicist, noted for his research on the equations of state of gases and liquids: Nobel prize for physics in 1910
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