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[yoo s-too s] /ˈyʊs tʊs/ (Show IPA), Baron von
[fuh n] /fən/ (Show IPA), 1803–73, German chemist.
Historical Examples

This, says Liebig, is given as an example of a “licht-bringende Versuch.”
Pioneers of Science Oliver Lodge

True, but with Liebig fermentation was by no means synonymous with life.
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall

So that Liebig’s prevision had received a complete experimental verification.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 613, October 1, 1887 Various

The memoir of Liebig was filled with the most skilful arguments.
Louis Pasteur Ren Vallery-Radot

I should think the Liebig would be the best for her, at any rate better than this stuff.
The Dash for Khartoum George Alfred Henty

About seven, Liebig came to us and asked us to spend the evening at his house.
George Eliot’s Life, Vol. II (of 3) George Eliot

Making Liebig’s beef tea warms one, and they like it even from a Christian hand.
Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2) Isabella L. Bird

I remembered your passion for autographs, and asked Liebig for his on your account.
George Eliot’s Life, Vol. II (of 3) George Eliot

Liebig, differences in human blood, according to complexion, ii.
The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2) Charles Darwin

Liebig also did much to further the hydrogen theory of acids.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 5 Various

Justus (ˈjʊstʊs), Baron von Liebig. 1803–73, German chemist, who founded agricultural chemistry. He also contributed to organic chemistry, esp to the concept of radicals, and discovered chloroform
German chemist who was one of the first to investigate organic compounds and to develop techniques for their analysis. Liebig also first described the process now known as photosynthesis, and he made observations about the use of fertilizers that led to many improvements in agricultural practices.


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