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Helmont, Jan Baptista van

Line breaks: Jan Bap|tista van Hel|mont
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛlmɒnt
 
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Definition of Helmont, Jan Baptista van in English:

( 1577–1644), Belgian chemist and physician. He made early studies on the conservation of matter, was the first to distinguish gases, and coined the word gas.

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Pronunciation: ˌprēˈpōtnt
adjective
greater than others in power or influence