Pronunciation: (di-bī'), [key]
a unit of measure for electric dipole moments, equal to 10–18 statcoulomb-centimeters. Abbr.: D
Pronunciation: (de-bī'), [key]
Pe•ter Jo•seph Wil•helm Pronunciation: (pā'tur yō'sef vil'helm), [key] 1884–1966, Dutch physicist, in the U.S. after 1940: Nobel prize for chemistry 1936.
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