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Wollaston, William Hyde Line breaks: Wil|liam Hyde Wol¦las|ton
Pronunciation: /ˈwʊləst(ə)n/

Definition of Wollaston, William Hyde in English:

(1766–1828), English chemist and physicist. He discovered palladium and rhodium, and pioneered techniques in powder metallurgy. Wollaston also demonstrated that static and current electricity were the same and was the first to observe the dark lines in the solar spectrum.
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