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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (34)
  • Scheele discovered oxygen, but you don't need to know that.
  • Sweden in 1776 simultaneously by both Carl Wilhelm Scheele and
  • Scheele was obscurely working in the same direction in a remote
  • He was awarded the Scheele Medal in Stockholm in the same year. for more
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