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Moissan, Henri

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

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Syllabification: Mois·san, Henri

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