Debye

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Debye

Peter Joseph Wilhelm. 1884--1966, Dutch chemist and physicist, working in the US: Nobel prize for chemistry (1936) for his work on dipole moments
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debye

[də′bī]
(electricity)
A unit of electric dipole moment, equal to 10-18Franklin centimeter.
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