Definition of Nernst, Walther Hermann in English:

Nernst, Walther Hermann

proper noun

  • (1864–1941), German physical chemist. He is best known for his discovery of the third law of thermodynamics (also known as Nernst's heat theorem). Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1920).

Pronunciation:

Nernst, Walther Hermann

/German ˈnɛrnst//nɛːnst/