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- Nernst, Walther Hermann 1864-1941. German physicist and chemist. He won a 1920 Nobel Prize for his work in thermochemistry, particularly his proposal of the third law of thermodynamics (1906).
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- n. Used attributively to designate theories or equipment devised by or arising from the work of Walther Hermann Nernst (1864-1941), German chemist.
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- n. German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
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