a male given name, form of .
[kahrl-felt] /ˈkɑrl fɛlt/ noun 1. Erik Axel [ey-rik ahk-suh l] /ˈeɪ rɪk ˈɑk səl/ (Show IPA), 1864–1931, Swedish poet: Nobel Prize posthumously 1931.
[kahr-luh] /ˈkɑr lə/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .
- Karl gauss
[gous] /gaʊs/ noun 1. Karl Friedrich [kahrl free-drikh] /kɑrl ˈfri drɪx/ (Show IPA), 1777–1855, German mathematician and astronomer. /ɡaʊs/ noun (pl) gauss 1. the cgs unit of magnetic flux density; the flux density that will induce an emf of 1 abvolt (10–8 volt) per centimetre in a wire moving across the field at a velocity […]
- Karl jansky
[jan-skee] /ˈdʒæn ski/ noun 1. Karl Guthe, 1905–50, U.S. engineer: pioneer in radio astronomy. /ˈdʒænskɪ/ noun (pl) -skys 1. a unit of flux density equal to 10–26 W m–2 Hz–1, used predominantly in radio and infrared astronomy Jy /ˈdʒænskɪ/ noun 1. Karl Guthe 1905–50, US electrical engineer. He discovered a source of radio waves outside […]