Pronunciation: ( Fr. pē-kar'), [key]
1. Au•guste Pronunciation: ( Fr. ō-gyst'), [key] 1884–1962, Swiss physicist, aeronaut, inventor, and deep-sea explorer: designer of bathyscaphes.
2. his sonJacques Pronunciation: (zhäk), [key] born 1922, Swiss oceanographer and bathyscaphe designer, born in Belgium.
3. Jean Fé•lix Pronunciation: (zhän fā-lēks'), [key] 1884–1963, U.S. chemist and aeronautical engineer, born in Switzerland (brother of Auguste).
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