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Da·vy

 (dā′vē), Sir Humphry 1778-1829.
British chemist who was a pioneer of electrochemistry, using its methods to isolate sodium and potassium (1807) and barium, boron, calcium, and magnesium (1808).
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Davy

(ˈdeɪvɪ)
n
(Biography) Sir Humphry. 1778–1829, English chemist who isolated sodium, magnesium, chlorine, and other elements and suggested the electrical nature of chemical combination. He invented the Davy lamp
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Da•vy

(ˈdeɪ vi)

n.
Sir Humphry, 1778–1829, English chemist.
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