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Moissan, Henri

Line breaks: Henri Mois|san
Pronunciation: /ˈmwʌsɒ̃
 
, mwasɑ̃/

Definition of Moissan, Henri in English:

( 1852–1907), French chemist; full name Ferdinand Frédéric Henri Moissan. In 1886 he succeeded in isolating the very reactive element fluorine. In 1892 he invented the electric-arc furnace that bears his name. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1906).

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