Lagrange



[luh-greynj; French la-grahnzh] /ləˈgreɪndʒ; French laˈgrɑ̃ʒ/

noun
1.
Joseph Louis
[zhaw-zef lwee] /ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/ (Show IPA), Comte, 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer.
/French laɡrɑ̃ʒ/
noun
1.
Comte Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer, noted particularly for his work on harmonics, mechanics, and the calculus of variations
Lagrange
(lə-grānj’, lə-gränj’)
Italian-born French mathematician and astronomer who made important contributions to algebra and calculus. His work on celestial mechanics extended scientific understanding of planetary and lunar motion. In 1772 he discovered the points in space that are now named for him.

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