Siméon Denis (simeɔ̃ dəni). 1781–1840, French mathematician, noted for his application of mathematical theory to physics, esp electricity and magnetism
[pwah-sohn; French pwa-sawn] /pwɑˈsoʊn; French pwaˈsɔ̃/ noun, Statistics. 1. a limiting form of the binomial probability distribution for small values of the probability of success and for large numbers of trials: particularly useful in industrial quality-control work and in radiation and bacteriological problems. /ˈpwɑːsən/ noun 1. (statistics) a distribution that represents the number of events […]
[pwah-tyey, pwah-tyey] /pwɑˈtyeɪ, ˈpwɑ tyeɪ/ noun 1. Sidney, born 1927, U.S. actor and director.
[pwa-tyey] /pwaˈtyeɪ/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Vienne, in W France: Roman ruins; battles a.d. 507, 732, 1356. [vyen] /vyɛn/ noun 1. a city in SE France, on the Rhone River, S of Lyons: Roman ruins. 2. a department in W France. 2720 sq. mi. (7045 sq. km). Capital: Poitiers. /French […]
[pwa-too] /pwaˈtu/ noun 1. a region and former province in W France. 2. Gate of, a wide pass near Poitiers. /French pwatu/ noun 1. a former province of W central France, on the Atlantic. Chief town: Poitiers