Definition of Cavendish, Henry in English:

Cavendish, Henry

Line breaks: Henry Cav¦en|dish
Pronunciation: /ˈkav(ə)ndɪʃ
 
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  • (1731–1810), English chemist and physicist. He identified hydrogen, studied carbon dioxide, and determined their densities relative to atmospheric air. He also established that water is a compound, and determined the density of the earth.

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