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van't Hoff(vänt hôf′, hŏf′), Jacobus Henricus 1852-1911.
Dutch chemist. He won a 1901 Nobel Prize for his work on the dynamics of solutions.
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van't Hoff(Dutch vɑnt ˈhɔf)
(Biography) Jacobus Hendricus (jaːˈkoːbys hɛnˈdriːkœs). 1852–1911, Dutch physical chemist: founded stereochemistry with his theory of the asymmetric carbon atom; the first to apply thermodynamics to chemical reactions: Nobel prize for chemistry 1901
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van't Hoff(vɑnt ˈhɔf)
Jacobus Hendricus, 1852–1911, Dutch chemist.
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