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Dewar, Sir James Line breaks: Sir James Dewar
Pronunciation: /ˈdjuːə/

Definition of Dewar, Sir James in English:

(1842–1923), Scottish chemist and physicist. He is chiefly remembered for his work in cryogenics, in which he devised the vacuum flask, achieved temperatures close to absolute zero, and was the first to produce liquid oxygen and hydrogen in quantity.
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