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Lockyer, Norman

Syllabification: Lock·yer, Norman
Pronunciation: /ˈläkyər
 
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Definition of Lockyer, Norman in English:

( 1836–1920), English astronomer; full name Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer. His spectroscopic analysis of the sun led to his discovery of a new element, which he named helium.

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