Dewar,Sir James

Dewar,Sir James
Dew·ar (do͞oʹər, dyo͞oʹ-), Sir James. 1842-1923.
Scottish-born chemist and physicist who studied the liquefaction of gases and the properties of matter at very low temperatures and invented cordite (1889) with Sir Frederick Abel.

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