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Nernst

 (nĕrnst), Walther Hermann 1864-1941.
German physicist and chemist. He won a 1920 Nobel Prize for his work in thermochemistry, particularly his proposal of the third law of thermodynamics (1906).
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Nernst

(German nɛrnst)
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(Biography) Walther Hermann (ˈvaltər ˈhɛrman). 1864–1941, German physical chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics: Nobel prize for chemistry 1920
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Nernst

(nɛərnst, nɜrnst; Germ. nɛrnst)

n. Walther Herman,
1864–1941, German physical chemist: Nobel prize 1920.
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