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 (zē′glər, tsē′-), Karl Waldemar 1898-1973.
German chemist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on polymers.
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(ˈzi glər, ˈtsi-)

Karl, 1897–1973, German chemist: Nobel prize 1963.
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Noun1.Ziegler - German chemist honored for his research on polymers (1898-1973)Ziegler - German chemist honored for his research on polymers (1898-1973)
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