American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Mendeleev, Dmitri Ivanovich 1834-1907. Russian chemist who first devised and published the periodic table of the elements (1869).
- n. Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)
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“Atomic elements were determined and classified by Mendeleev in the late 19th century.”
“The modern periodic table of elements has been attributed to Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev, which he published in 1869.”
“The weight of an element became an important “fact” only after Mendeleev constructed bis periodic system.”
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“After returning to St. Petersburg from Karlsruhe, Mendeleev taught at the St. Petersburg Technological Institute, completed his doctoral dissertation, started an experimental farm, and lectured for the Free Economic Society on agricultural topics.”
“Mendeleev and Julius Lothar Meyer were among the young chemists attending the Karlsruhe Congress in 1860, and both were impressed with Stanislao Cannizzaro's presentation of Amedeo Avogadro's hypothesis.”
“Mendeleev succeeded in arranging all known elements into one table.”
“Meanwhile, Meyer and Mendeleev carried on a long drawn-out priority dispute.”
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