Definition of Müller, Paul Hermann in English:

Müller, Paul Hermann

Syllabification: Mül·ler, Paul Hermann
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈm(y)o͝olər/
  • (1899–1965), Swiss chemist. He synthesized DDT in 1939 and patented it as an insecticide. It was immediately successful, but was withdrawn by most countries in the 1970s when its environmental persistence and toxicity in higher animals was realized. Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine (1948).

More definitions of Müller, Paul Hermann

Definition of Müller, Paul Hermann in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody