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Glauber, Johann Rudolf

Glauber, Johann Rudolf yō´hän ro͞o´dôlf glou´bər [key], 1604–70, German alchemist. A forerunner of scientific chemists, Glauber made many practical advances in analytical chemistry he devised new procedures and was the first to prepare several compounds, including Glauber's salt . Little is known of his life.

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