Of or pertaining to (1779-1848), Swedish chemist, who devised the modern technique of chemical formula notation.

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  • berzelian — ber·ze·lian …   English syllables

  • berzelian formula — (ˌ)bərˈzēlyən , lēən noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: Jöns J. Berzelius died 1848 Swedish chemist + English an : dualistic formula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Berzelian formula — noun see dualistic formula …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dumas, Jean-Baptiste-André — ▪ French chemist born July 14, 1800, Alais [now Alès], France died April 10, 1884, Cannes  French chemist who pioneered in organic chemistry (chemistry), particularly organic analysis.       Dumas s father was the town clerk, and Dumas attended… …   Universalium

  • chemistry — /kem euh stree/, n., pl. chemistries. 1. the science that deals with the composition and properties of substances and various elementary forms of matter. Cf. element (def. 2). 2. chemical properties, reactions, phenomena, etc.: the chemistry of… …   Universalium

  • dualistic formula — noun : a chemical formula written in accordance with the theory of dualism CaO.SO3 is the dualistic formula for calcium sulfate (CaSO4) called also Berzelian formula …   Useful english dictionary

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