Definition of Baekeland, Leo Hendrik in English:

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Baekeland, Leo Hendrik

Pronunciation: /ˈbakəˌlänt/ /ˈbāk(ə)lənd/
(1863–1944), US chemist and inventor; born in Belgium. He invented the synthetic resin Bakelite in 1907.

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Syllabification: Bae·ke·land, Leo Hendrik

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