Peter, English chemist, 1727–1803. See W. bottle.

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  • Woulfe — Peter Woulfe (* 1727?; † 1803) war ein irischer Chemiker und Mineraloge, der als erster die Idee hatte, dass Wolframit ein bis dahin unbekanntes chemisches Element enthalten könnte. Woulfe berichtete von der Bildung eines gelben Farbstoffs, wenn… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Woulfe bottle — Woulfe bot tle, n. (Chem.) A kind of wash bottle with two or three necks; so called after the inventor, Peter Woulfe, an English chemist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Woulfe-Flasche — Woulfe Fla|sche [ wʊlf ; nach dem brit. Chemiker P. Woulfe (1727–1803)]; Syn.: Woulfe᾿sche Flasche: dickwandiges zylindrisches Glasgefäß mit 2–3 Hälsen zur Laboratoriumsverwendung als Gaswasch oder Gasentwicklungsflasche oder als Vorschaltgefäß… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Woulfe's apparatus — «wulfs», a series of Woulfe s bottles with connecting tubes. ╂[< Peter Woulfe, about 1727 1803, an English chemist] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woulfe's bottle — Woulfe s bottle, a bottle or jar with two or three necks, used especially in washing gases and saturating liquids with gases …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woulfe bottle — n. Chem. a jar with more than one neck, used for passing a gas through a liquid etc. Etymology: P. Woulfe, Engl. chemist d. 1803 * * * Woulfe bottle /wŭlf botˈl/ noun A usu three necked bottle used for purifying gases or dissolving them in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Woulfe bottle — (woolf) [Peter Woulfe, English chemist, 1727–1803] see under bottle …   Medical dictionary

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  • Woulfe bottle — a three necked bottle used for washing gases or for saturating liquids with a gas …   Medical dictionary

  • Peter Woulfe — (1727 ndash; 1803) was an Irish chemist and mineralogist who first had the idea that wolframite might contain a previously undiscovered element.In 1779, Woulfe reported the formation of a yellow dye when indigo was treated with nitric acid. Later …   Wikipedia

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