Definition of Berzelius

1. Noun. Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848).

Exact synonyms: Jons Jakob Berzelius
Generic synonyms: Chemist



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Berwick
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Berycomorphi
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Berzelian
Berzelius (current term)
Besançon
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Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann syndrome
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Bessarabian
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Literary usage of Berzelius

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1. A History of Chemistry by Forris Jewett Moore (1918)
"His father, who was a teacher in Linköping, died in 1783, and the mother's second marriage, soon followed by her early death, left the young Berzelius to ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemical Solubilities: Inorganic by Arthur Messinger Comey, Dorothy Anna Hahn (1921)
"Slowly sol. in cold, more quickly in boiling H^. (Berzelius. ... Precipitated from aqueous solution by alcohol.. (Berzelius. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"At that date Wöhler had published four researches that may have been known to Berzelius, the first in 1821, when Wöhler was twenty-one years of age, ..."

4. A History of Chemistry from Earliest Times to the Present Day Being Also an by Ernst von Meyer (1906)
"2 The Letter* of Berzelius and Liebig to each other, which embrace the years ... It assuredly helps towards a truer criticism not merely of Berzelius and ..."

5. The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte by Auguste Comte, Harriet Martineau (1875)
"It WHS observed by Berzelius that the deduction of the existence of definite ... Berzelius followed, with his vast experimental study of the whole ..."

6. Lectures on the History of the Development of Chemistry Since the Time of by Albert Ladenburg (1911)
"Berzelius adopts dualism as the basis of his system. ... Berzelius, like his predecessors, seeks, in affinity, the reason for the combination of two atoms, ..."

7. A History of Chemistry by Francis Paul Armitage (1906)
"CHAPTER VI THE FORTUNES OF THE ATOMIC THEORY BETWEEN THE YEARS 1819 AND 1844 Berzelius' great genius is admirably exemplified by his con- Berzelius sistent ..."

8. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"It is a dark-grey mass, which scratches glass, and acquires metallic lustre by burnishing (Berzelius). When heated to redness, in contact with the air, ..."

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