[shuh-val-yey, -vahl-; French shuh-va-lyey] /ʃəˈvæl yeɪ, -ˈvɑl-; French ʃə vaˈlyeɪ/
[maw-rees aw-guh st;; French moh-rees oh-gyst] /mɔˈris ˈɔ gəst;; French moʊˈris oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1888–1972, French actor and singer.
a member of certain orders of merit, such as the French Legion of Honour
an archaic word for knight
a chivalrous man; gallant
(ˌʃɛvəˈlɪə). Albert. 1861–1923, British music hall entertainer, remembered for his cockney songs
(ˌʃɛˈvælɪə; French) (ʃəvalje). Maurice (mɔris). 1888–1972, French singer and film actor
late 13c., Anglo-French chivaler “mounted knight,” Old French chevalier “knight, horseman, knight in chess” (12c., Modern French chevaler), from Late Latin caballarius “horseman” (source of Provençal cavallier, Spanish caballero, Portuguese cavalleiro, Italian cavaliere; see cavalier (n.)). The word formerly was nativized, but has been given a French pronunciation since 16c.
[mawr-is, mor-, maw-rees; for 3 also French maw-rees] /ˈmɔr ɪs, ˈmɒr-, mɔˈris; for 3 also French mɔˈris/ noun 1. German Moritz. 1521–53, German general: elector of Saxony 1547–53. 2. of Nassau, 1567–1625, Dutch statesman. 3. a male given name. /ˈmɒrɪs/ noun 1. 1521–53, duke of Saxony (1541–53) and elector of Saxony (1547–53). He was instrumental […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. the theorem that for a real-valued function f whose domain is a compact set, there is at least one element x in the domain of f for which f (x) achieves its largest value.
- Maximum velocity
maximum velocity n.
- Maximum voluntary ventilation
maximum voluntary ventilation n. See maximum breathing capacity.