Share this entry
Moissan, Henri Line breaks: Henri Mois|san
Pronunciation: /ˈmwʌsɒ̃/

Definition of Moissan, Henri in English:

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

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources