Definition of Guericke, Otto von in English:

Guericke, Otto von

Syllabification: Gue·rick·e, Otto von
Pronunciation: /ˈɡerikə
 
/
( 1602–86), German engineer and physicist. He was the first to investigate the properties of a vacuum, and he devised the Magdeburg hemispheres to demonstrate atmospheric pressure.

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