[kep-ler] /ˈkɛp lər/
[yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/ (Show IPA), 1571–1630, German astronomer.
a crater in the second quadrant of the face of the moon having an extensive ray system: about 22 miles (35 km) in diameter.
Johannes (joˈhanəs). 1571–1630, German astronomer. As discoverer of Kepler’s laws of planetary motion he is regarded as one of the founders of modern astronomy
a small crater in the NW quadrant of the moon, centre of a large bright ray system
German astronomer and mathematician who is considered the founder of celestial mechanics. He was first to accurately describe the elliptical orbits of Earth and the planets around the Sun and demonstrated that planets move fastest when they are closest to the Sun. He also established that a planet’s distance from the Sun can be calculated if its period of revolution is known.
[key-pee, kep-ee] /ˈkeɪ pi, ˈkɛp i/ noun, plural kepis. 1. a French military cap with a flat circular top and a nearly horizontal visor. /ˈkeɪpiː/ noun (pl) kepis 1. a military cap with a circular top and a horizontal peak n. soldier’s peaked cap, 1861, from French képi, from German Swiss käppi, diminutive of German […]
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[kept] /kɛpt/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . adjective 2. having the expression of principles, ideas, etc., controlled, dominated, or determined by one whose money provides support: a kept press; a kept writer. [keep] /kip/ verb (used with object), kept, keeping. 1. to hold or retain in one’s possession; hold as […]
1. an unstressed syllable prefixed to onomatopoeic and other expressive words, usually forming adverbs or interjections: kerflop; kerplunk; ker-splosh. U.S. slang prefix, by 1836 as che-, 1843 as ker-, possibly from influence of German or Dutch ge-, past participial prefix; or ultimately echoic of the sound of the fall of some heavy body. prefix A […]