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Lipp·mann(lēp-män′), Gabriel 1845-1921.
French physicist. He won a 1908 Nobel Prize for developing a method of reproducing colors by photography.
Lipp·mann(lĭp′mən), Walter 1889-1974.
American journalist. He cofounded (1914) the weekly New Republic and won a Pulitzer Prize in 1958 and 1962.
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Lippmann(ˈlɪpmən; French lipman)
(Biography) Gabriel (ɡabriɛl). 1845–1921, French physicist. He devised the earliest process of colour photography: Nobel prize for physics 1908
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Lipp•mann(ˈlɪp mən; also lipˈmɑn for 1 )
1. Gabriel, 1845–1921, French physicist: Nobel prize 1908.
2. Walter, 1889–1974, U.S. journalist.
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