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Leblanc, Nicolas

Syllabification: Le·blanc, Nicolas
Pronunciation: /ləˈbläNGk, -ˈbläN
 
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Definition of Leblanc, Nicolas in English:

( 1742–1806), French surgeon and chemist. He developed a process for making soda ash (sodium carbonate) from common salt, which enabled the large-scale manufacture of glass, soap, paper, and other chemicals.

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