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Brewster, Sir David

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Pronunciation: /ˈbruːstə
 
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Definition of Brewster, Sir David in English:

( 1781–1868), Scottish physicist. He is best known for his work on the laws governing the polarization of light, and for his invention of the kaleidoscope.

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