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Kirchhoff, Gustav Syllabification: Kirch·hoff, Gustav
Pronunciation: /ˈki(ə)rˌKHôf/

Definition of Kirchhoff, Gustav in English:

( 1824–87), German physicist; a pioneer in spectroscopy; full name Gustav Robert Kirchhoff. He developed the concept of black-body radiation and discovered the elements cesium and rubidium.

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