Definition of Karl Wilhelm Scheele
1. Noun. Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786).
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Literary usage of Karl Wilhelm Scheele
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1. A History of Chemistry by Forris Jewett Moore (1918)
"Few investigators of any age have been gifted with such natural powers of observation and such experimental skill as Karl Wilhelm Scheele, who was born in ..."
2. A History of Chemistry from Earliest Times to the Present Day: Being Also an by Ernst von Meyer (1898)
"Karl Wilhelm Scheele will remain for all time one of the most distinguished of chemists ; and his fame is not lessened by the fact that he continued all his ..."
3. A History of Chemistry from Earliest Times to the Present Day Being Also an by Ernst von Meyer (1906)
"Contemporaneously with the three last-named British chemists, two most distinguished investigators, Torbern Olof Bergman and Karl Wilhelm Scheele, ..."
4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1901)
"... from the Transactions of the Academy of Sciences at Stockholm, with additions. With a Sketch of the Life of Karl Wilhelm Scheele, By JOHN GEDDES ..."
5. Chemical German: An Introduction to the Study of German Chemical Literature by Francis Clifford Phillips (1915)
"Karl Wilhelm Scheele.f DR. AUGUST HELLER. Karl Wilhelm Scheele, geboren den 9. Dezember 1742 zu Stral- sund, gestorben 21. Mai 1786 zu Köping in Schweden, ..."
6. The Library of Original Sources: Ideas that Have Influenced Civilization, in edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"... SCHEELE Karl Wilhelm Scheele was born at Stralsund, Pomerania, then a part of Sweden, on December 19, 1742. His father was a merchant . ..."
7. The Popular Science Monthly (1887)
"SKETCH OF Karl Wilhelm Scheele. THE life of Scheele affords a most conspicuous example in the history of science of a worker who has accomplished great ..."
8. A History of Science by Henry Smith Williams, Edward Huntington Williams (1904)
"5 Karl Wilhelm Scheele The discovery of oxygen was the last but most important blow to the tottering phlogiston theory, though Priestley himself would not ..."