Maupertuis



[moh-per-twee] /moʊ pɛrˈtwi/

noun
1.
Pierre Louis Moreau de
[pyer lwee maw-roh duh] /pyɛr lwi mɔˈroʊ də/ (Show IPA), 1698–1759, French mathematician, astronomer, and biologist.
/French mopɛrtɥi/
noun
1.
Pierre Louis Moreau de (pjɛr lwi mɔro də). 1698–1759, French mathematician, who originated the principle of least action (or Maupertuis principle)

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