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Developed by the German scientist Georg Ernst Stahl early in the 18th century, phlogiston was a dominant chemical concept of the time because it seemed to explain so much in a simple fashion.
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
a type of cake shaped like a tube with chocolate on top and cream inside
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Definition and synonyms of phlogiston from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.