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(German ˈɔstvalt)
(Biography) Wilhelm (ˈvɪlhɛlm). 1853–1932, German chemist, noted for his pioneering work in catalysis. He also invented a process for making nitric acid from ammonia and developed a new theory of colour: Nobel prize for chemistry 1909


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Wil•helm (ˈvɪl hɛlm) 1853–1932, German chemist: Nobel prize 1909.
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Noun1.Ostwald - German chemist (1853-1932)
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This results in Ostwald ripening of the Bi precipitates, which may become sufficiently brittle to be a reliability concern.
Markets would prefer to have 'Spreadsheet Phil' if either of those were the alternative," said Marc Ostwald, a strategist at ADM Investor Services.
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Focusing on case studies from archival materials, the author depicts the life and intentions of three projectors who suggested a global perspective on the world in their works: Wilhelm Ostwald, Franz Maria Feldhaus, and Walther Rathenau.
To help users learn more about the Sousa/ Ostwald Award collection, SCPA has created an online guide about the history of the award, available at http://lib.
Ostwald said, "ISO and other defendants have consistently maintained --and continue to maintain--that their actions were legal and proper, notwithstanding the state's claims.
At the time the juice was produced, the scientists measured serum viscosity using the Ostwald test, consistency using a Bostwick Consistometer, pH and Brix.
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With the present study it is possible to discuss the economic footprint of the pharmaceutical industry for the first time on a continental level," said Dennis Ostwald, CEO of WifOR.
Around the turn of the 19th century, scientists such as Pierre Duhem, Ernest Mach and German chemist Wilhelm Ostwald became concerned about the use of mechanistic models, and metaphysical beliefs.