Blaise-pascal



Blaise
[bleyz;; French blez] /bleɪz;; French blɛz/ (Show IPA), 1623–62, French philosopher and mathematician.
Historical Examples

The Religious Sentiment Daniel G. Brinton
Pascal’s Penses Blaise Pascal
The Every Day Book of History and Chronology Joel Munsell
How to Succeed Orison Swett Marden
The Religious Sentiment Daniel G. Brinton
The Gunpowder Plot and Lord Mounteagle’s Letter Henry Hawkes Spink Jr.
Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680 Jasper Danckaerts
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 Various
A Wanderer in Paris E. V. Lucas
History of France Charlotte M. Yonge

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the derived SI unit of pressure; the pressure exerted on an area of 1 square metre by a force of 1 newton; equivalent to 10 dynes per square centimetre or 1.45 × 10–4 pound per square inch Pa
noun
Blaise (blɛz). 1623–62, French philosopher, mathematician, and physicist. As a scientist, he made important contributions to hydraulics and the study of atmospheric pressure and, with Fermat, developed the theory of probability. His chief philosophical works are Lettres provinciales (1656–57), written in defence of Jansenism and against the Jesuits, and Pensées (1670), fragments of a Christian apologia
noun
a high-level computer programming language developed as a teaching language: used for general-purpose programming
Pascal, Blaise 1623-1662.
French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher who, with Pierre de Fermat, developed the mathematical theory of probability. He also contributed to the development of differential calculus, and he invented the mechanical calculator and the syringe. The pascal unit of pressure is named after him.
pascal
(pā-skāl’, pä-skäl’)
The SI derived unit used to measure pressure. One pascal is equal to one newton per square meter.

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