Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


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

  • Herzberg, Gerhard 1904-1999. German-born Canadian physicist. He won a 1971 Nobel Prize for chemistry for his contributions to the understanding of the electronic structure and geometry of molecules.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Canadian physicist (born in Germany) noted for contributions to understanding the structure of molecules (born in 1904)


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.