French chemist who discovered actinium in 1900. In 1910 he collaborated with Marie Curie to isolate pure radium.
Shortly after that debierne discovered still another radio-active substance, to which he gave the name actinium.
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André [ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA), Duc de Rivoli [French ree-vaw-lee;; Italian ree-vaw-lee] /French ri vɔˈli;; Italian ˈri vɔ li/ (Show IPA), and Prince d’Essling [des-ling] /ˈdɛs lɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1758–1817, French marshal under Napoleon I. Historical Examples All the bravery of Masséna’s troops failed to dislodge the right wing of the Imperialists. The Life of […]
André Ernest Modeste [ahn-drey er-nest maw-dest] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ ɛrˈnɛst mɔˈdɛst/ (Show IPA), 1741–1813, French operatic composer. Historical Examples It is to set self-conscious philosophy singing and dancing, like the young gretry, to the tune of a waterfall. Theodore Watts-Dunton James Douglas “The price broke to a dollar and twenty yesterday,” said gretry. The World’s Greatest Books, […]
André [ahn-drey,, ahn-drey] /ˈɑn dreɪ,, ɑnˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1917–77, U.S. ballet dancer, born in Russia.
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André Hercule de [ahn-drey er-kyl duh] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ ɛrˈkül də/ (Show IPA), 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman. Claude [klohd] /kloʊd/ (Show IPA), 1640–1723, French ecclesiastical historian. noun André Hercule de (ɑ̃dre ɛrkyl də). 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman: Louis XV’s chief adviser and virtual ruler of France (1726–43)