[zhyl] /ʒül/ (Show IPA), 1798–1874, French historian.
Jules (ʒyl). 1798–1874, French historian, noted esp for his Histoire de France (17 vols, 1833–67)
/French miʃəlɛ̃/ noun 1. André (ɑ̃dre). 1853–1931, French industrialist; founder, with his brother Édouard Michelin (1859–1940), of the Michelin Tyre Company (1888): the first to use demountable pneumatic tyres on motor vehicles type of tires, 1902, from French motor vehicle manufacturers André (1853-1931) and Édouard (1859-1940) Michelin, who first made the tires.
[mi-shel] /mɪˈʃɛl/ noun 1. a female given name.
/Italian mikeˈlɔttso/ noun 1. full name Michelozzo di Bartolommeo. 1396–1472, Italian architect and sculptor. His most important design was the Palazzo Riccardo for the Medici family in Florence (1444–59)
- Michelson-morley experiment
/ˌmaɪkəlsənˈmɔːlɪ/ noun 1. an experiment first performed in 1887 by A. A. Michelson and E. W. Morley, in which an interferometer was used to attempt to detect a difference in the velocities of light in directions parallel and perpendicular to the earth’s motion. The negative result was explained by the special theory of relativity