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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Kirchhoff, Gustav Robert 1824-1887. German physicist noted for his research in spectrum analysis, optics, and electricity.

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  • n. German physicist who with Bunsen pioneered spectrum analysis and formulated two laws governing electric networks (1824-1887)

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