Definition of Oersted, Hans Christian in English:

Oersted, Hans Christian

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Pronunciation: /ˈəːstɛd
 
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  • (1777–1851), Danish physicist, discoverer of the magnetic effect of an electric current. He also worked on the compressibility of gases and liquids, and on diamagnetism.

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