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Dow(dou), Charles Henry 1851-1902.
American economist and publisher who with Edward D. Jones (1856-1920) established Dow Jones & Company, Inc. (1882), a publisher of financial bulletins. In 1889 he founded the Wall Street Journal.
Dow, Herbert Henry 1866-1930.
American chemist and manufacturer who developed and patented more than 100 chemical processes and founded the Dow Chemical Company (1897).
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Dow(daʊ; Dutch dɔu)
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Past participle: dowed/dought
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