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Clau·si·us(klou′zē-o͝os), Rudolf 1822-1888.
German mathematician and physicist noted for his work on the laws of thermodynamics.
(Biography) Rudolf Julius (ˈruːdɔlf ˈjuːliʊs). 1822–88, German physicist and mathematician. He enunciated the second law of thermodynamics (1850) and developed the kinetic theory of gases