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Langmuir, Irving

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Pronunciation: /ˈlaŋmjʊə
 
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Definition of Langmuir, Irving in English:

( 1881–1957), American chemist and physicist. His principal work was in surface chemistry, especially applied to catalysis. He also worked on high-temperature electrical discharges in gases and studied atomic structure.

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