Definition of Scheele

1. Noun. Swedish chemist (born in Germany) who discovered oxygen before Priestley did (1742-1786).

Exact synonyms: Karl Scheele, Karl Wilhelm Scheele
Generic synonyms: Chemist



Medical Definition of Scheele

1. Karl W., Swedish chemist, 1742-1786. See: Scheele's green. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scheele

Schardinger enzyme
Schardinger reaction
Schatzki
Schaudinn
Schaudinn's fixative
Schaumann
Schaumann's lymphogranuloma
Schaumann's syndrome
Schaumann bodies
Schaumberg
Schede
Scheele
Scheele's green
Schefflera
Schefflera actinophylla
Scheherazade
Scheibe's deafness
Scheibler's reagent
Scheie
Scheie syndrome
Scheiner
Scheiner's experiment
Scheldt
Scheldt River
Schellong
Schellong-Strisower phenomenon

Literary usage of Scheele

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1. A History of Chemistry by Forris Jewett Moore (1918)
"scheele.—Few investigators of any age have been gifted with such natural powers of ... scheele was apprenticed to an apothecary in Gothenburg at the age of ..."

2. The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy by Humphry Davy, John Davy (1840)
"I have mentioned scheele as an admirable experimenter. ... scheele offers an extraordinary instance of the power of genius to conquer difficulties, ..."

3. Essays in Historical Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1902)
"IN the personal history of learning there are few more striking or, in a sense, more romantic figures than the chemist scheele. " La vie de M. scheele," ..."

4. Essays in Historical Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1894)
"IN the personal history of learning there are few more striking or, in a sense, more romantic figures than the chemist scheele. "La vie de M. scheele," ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"In the same year the Apothecaries' Society of Sweden erected a monument with a relief portrait of scheele in the Lutheran church in Köping, of which scheele ..."

6. Famous Chemists: The Men and Their Work by William Augustus Tilden (1921)
"In a letter to Gahn (the mineralogist) dated February 9, 1777, scheele states that he had not seen Priestley's book, and complains of the want of literature ..."

7. Bibliotheca Chemica: A Catalogue of the Alchemical, Chemical and by John Ferguson (1906)
"He sent il to Bergman, who unfortunately overlooked it, though it subsequently Vicq d 'Azyr, ' Eloge de scheele,' in the Mémoires de ¡a Société royale de ..."

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