Definition of Gilbert, William in English:

Gilbert, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Gil|bert
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɪlbət
 
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( 1544–1603), English physician and physicist. He discovered how to make magnets, and coined the term magnetic pole. His book De Magnete (1600) is an important early work on physics.

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