Definition of Baekeland, Leo Hendrik in English:

Baekeland, Leo Hendrik

Syllabification: Bae·ke·land, Leo Hendrik
Pronunciation: /ˈbakəˌlänt, ˈbāk(ə)lənd
 
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( 1863–1944), US chemist and inventor; born in Belgium. He invented the synthetic resin Bakelite in 1907.

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