Sentence Examples with the word henry cavendish

The work of Henry Cavendish (1731-1810) entitles him to a high place in the list of electrical investigators.

Since the time of Henry Cavendish no one seemed even to have asked the question whether the residue was, in truth, all capable of conversion into nitric acid.

In 1784 Henry Cavendish thoroughly examined hydrogen, establishing its elementary nature; and he made the far-reaching discovery that water was composed of two volumes of hydrogen to one of oxygen.

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WILLIAM HENRY CAVENDISH BENTINCK, PORTLAND 3rd Duke Of (1738-1809), prime minister of England, son of William, 2nd duke (1709-1762), and grandson of the 1st duke.