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Carothers, Wallace

Syllabification: Ca·roth·ers, Wallace
Pronunciation: /kəˈrəT͟Hərz
 
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Definition of Carothers, Wallace in English:

( 1896–1937), US industrial chemist; full name Wallace Hume Carothers. He developed neoprene, the first successful synthetic rubber and also Nylon 6.6, a synthetic fiber.

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