Definition of Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent in English:

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent

Line breaks: An|toine Lau|rent La|vois¦ier
Pronunciation: /laˈvwʌzɪeɪ
 
, lavwazje/
  • (1743–94), French scientist, regarded as the father of modern chemistry. He caused a revolution in chemistry by his description of combustion as the combination of substances with air, or more specifically the gas oxygen.

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