# Eigen

[ahy-guh n] /ˈaɪ gən/

**noun**

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Manfred

[mahn-freyt] /ˈmɑn freɪt/ (Show IPA), born 1927, German chemist: Nobel Prize 1967.

/German ˈaiɡən/

**noun**

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Manfred. born 1927, German physical chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry (1967) for developing his relaxation technique for studying fast reactions

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