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Kirch·hoff

 (kîr′kôf′, kîrKH′hôf), Gustav Robert 1824-1887.
German physicist noted for his research in spectrum analysis, optics, and electricity.
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Kirchhoff

(German ˈkɪrçhɔf)
n
(Biography) Gustav Robert (ˈɡʊstaf ˈroːbɛrt). 1824–87, German physicist. With Bunsen he developed the method of spectrum analysis that led to their discovery of caesium (1860) and rubidium (1861): also worked on electrical networks
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Kirch•hoff

(ˈkɪər kɔf, -kɒf, ˈkɪərx hɔf)

n.
Gustav Robert, 1824–87, German physicist.
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