Definition of Hevesy, George Charles de in US English:

Hevesy, George Charles de

proper noun

  • (1885–1966), Hungarian radiochemist. He studied radioisotopes and invented the technique of labeling with isotopic tracers. Hevesy was also codiscoverer of the element hafnium in 1923. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1943).

Pronunciation

Hevesy, George Charles de

/ˈhevəSHē/