Leblanc

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Le·blanc

 (lə-blängk′, -bläN′), Nicolas 1742-1806.
French chemist and physician who developed a widely used process for manufacturing soda ash from common salt.
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Leblanc

(French ləblɑ̃)
n
(Biography) Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). ?1742–1806, French chemist, who invented a process for the manufacture of soda from common salt
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