Definition of Cavendish, Henry in English:

Cavendish, Henry

proper noun

  • (1731–1810), English chemist and physicist. He identified hydrogen, studied carbon dioxide, and determined their densities relative to atmospheric air. He also established that water is a compound, and determined the density of the earth.

Pronunciation

Cavendish, Henry

/ˈkav(ə)ndɪʃ/