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Hoff·mann(hŏf′mən, hôf′män′), Roald Born 1937.
Polish-born American chemist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for applying quantum-mechanics theories to the analysis of chemical reactions.
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1. E(rnst) T(heodor) A(madeus) (Wilhelm), 1776–1822, German author and composer.
2. Roald, born 1937, U.S. chemist, born in Poland: Nobel prize 1981.
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|Noun||1.||Hoffmann - Austrian architect known for his use of rectilinear units (1870-1956)|
|2.||Hoffmann - German chemist (1818-1892)|
|3.||Hoffmann - United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)|
|4.||Hoffmann - German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)|
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