Definition of Baekeland, Leo Hendrik in English:

Share this entry

Baekeland, Leo Hendrik

Pronunciation: /ˈbakəˌlänt/ /ˈbāk(ə)lənd/
(1863–1944), US chemist and inventor; born in Belgium. He invented the synthetic resin Bakelite in 1907.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.