AskDefine | Define Davy

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Davy n : English chemist who was a pioneer in electrochemistry and who used it to isolate elements sodium and potassium and barium and boron and calcium and magnesium and chlorine (1778-1829) [syn: Humphrey Davy, Sir Humphrey Davy]

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  1. A given name, diminutive of David.

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Davy in Russian: Дэви
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