Definition of Baekeland, Leo Hendrik in English:

Baekeland, Leo Hendrik

proper noun

  • (1863–1944), US chemist and inventor; born in Belgium. He invented the synthetic resin Bakelite in 1907.

Pronunciation

Baekeland, Leo Hendrik

/ˈbakəlänt/ /ˈbækəlɑnt/ /ˌbāk(ə)l(ə)n(d)/ /ˌbeɪk(ə)l(ə)n(d)/