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Lie·big

 (lē′bĭg, -bĭKH), Baron Justus von 1803-1873.
German chemist who made a number of contributions to organic chemistry and pioneered laboratory-based scientific education.
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Liebig

(German ˈliːbɪç)
n
(Biography) Justus (ˈjʊstʊs), Baron von Liebig. 1803–73, German chemist, who founded agricultural chemistry. He also contributed to organic chemistry, esp to the concept of radicals, and discovered chloroform
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Lie•big

(ˈli bɪg, -bɪx)

n.
Justus, Baron von, 1803–73, German chemist.
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The breakfast began with three bowls of excellent soup, thanks to the liquefaction in hot water of those precious cakes of Liebig, prepared from the best parts of the ruminants of the Pampas.
According to Liebig, man's body is a stove, and food the fuel which keeps up the internal combustion in the lungs.
The spread - main ingredient yeast extract - was created by German Justus von Liebig.
The spread was invented by German scientist Justus von Liebig and has been made in Burton, Staffs, since 1902.
International Professor Dr Gehard Schular from Justus Liebig university Giessen Germany delivered the lecture on the topic of " Artificial Insemination and its implementation in the field".
Area farmers fed up with governmental red tape, water shortages and urban sprawl are increasingly selling their land to developers eager to bulldoze their backyards, said Sacramento County Farm Bureau Executive Director, Lindsey Liebig, with no turnaround in sight.
"Pete" Liebig, 67, of Keyser, WV and formerly of Bridgeport, WV passed away December 18, 2016 surrounded by his family.
(1) We hardly need the new age of Cow Protection to remind us that these Germany-bound deities would have had little time for Baron Justus von Liebig, an organic chemist and inventor of an industrial method of producing beef extract, who was managing to produce small quantities of his "Fleisch-Extract" in Munich and Koblenz from the late 1840s.
If you draw an imaginary circle through this range, and then continue along other isolated mountains east of the craters Mersenius and Liebig, you will find that the extrapolated circle passes along the straight Rupes Kelvin scarp on the southwestern side of the mare.
The beefy brand started life as Liebig's Extract of Meat Company in the mid-19th century in the town of Fray Bentos, which is on the banks of the River Plate in Western Uruguay.
The new method was followed by a team of Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany including Armin Bunde and his colleagues.
The appointment of Dana Royle, Daniel Wallace, Jack Bolton, Sion Liebig and Maaike Kellaway to the Newcastle head office sees the independent technology provider increase its team to 29.