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

  • Scheele, Karl Wilhelm 1742-1786. German-born Swedish chemist who independently discovered oxygen (c. 1772) before Joseph Priestley.

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  • n. Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786)

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Examples

  • Peter Scheele has written a convincing book about this, with the revealing title Degeneratie, het einde van de evolutietheorie Degeneration, the End of the Theory of Evolution.3

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • It also sullied the reputations of everyone from Salk and Scheele to the leaders of the AMA and the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.

    The Panic Virus

  • At five that afternoon, Hobby and the surgeon general, Leonard Scheele, licensed six preapproved pharmaceutical companies to manufacture the vaccine, a move they said would enable production of enough vaccine to inoculate every child in the country before the polio season began in earnest.

    The Panic Virus

  • Why, after insisting that the doses of the vaccine that were already at distribution centers were safe to use, did Scheele reverse course?

    The Panic Virus

  • Before dawn the next morning, Scheele told Cutter to halt production and ordered a recall of all Cutter-produced doses that had already been distributed.

    The Panic Virus

  • Thinking we knew better, in the 20th century we used toxic compounds containing arsenic (in Scheele's green) and benzene (in butter yellow) to color food instead.

    Corey Rennell: Packaged Food Is Mystery Food, Part I: Additives

  • Scheele, a 35-year Ford veteran, would likely be named chief operating officer if Bill Ford becomes chief executive.

    Get Briefed: William Clay Ford Jr.

  • Scheele is crafting a turnaround plan that is expected to be outlined in December and is likely to include cost cuts of $3 billion to $4 billion and perhaps an additional 2,000 white-collar job cuts.

    Get Briefed: William Clay Ford Jr.

  • Paul Scheele guides organizations and individuals to discover resources within.

    Love For No Reason

  • Love Luminary Paul Scheele, author of Natural Brilliance, told me that he likes to meditate every morning to prepare himself for a dynamic day and meditate every night to prepare himself for a profound sleep.

    Love For No Reason

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