[oh-gy-stan lwee] /oʊ güˈstɛ̃ ˈlwi/ (Show IPA), 1789–1857, French mathematician.
To the authors of these theories—Gauss, Green, Cauchy and others—he was a fit successor.
Lord Kelvin Andrew Gray
All our masters, from Laplace to Cauchy, have proceeded in the same way.
The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science, Science and Method Henri Poincar
He was on intimate terms with Cauchy, Arago, Ampre and others.
The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
Augustin Louis (oɡystɛ̃ lwi), Baron Cauchy. 1789–1857, French mathematician, noted for his work on the theory of functions and the wave theory of light
Aimé Fernand [e-mey fer-nahn] /ɛˈmeɪ fɛrˈnɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1913–2008, West Indian poet, playwright, and politician. Historical Examples “I will sell him to you, cesaire, for three pistoles” (thirty francs). Original Short Stories, Volume 10 (of 13) Guy de Maupassant Marie, go away for five minutes to your room, while I talk to cesaire. Original Short […]
Alexis Emmanuel [uh-lek-sis i-man-yoo-uh l;; French a-lek-see e-ma-ny-el] /əˈlɛk sɪs ɪˈmæn yu əl;; French a lɛkˈsi ɛ ma nüˈɛl/ (Show IPA), 1841–94, French composer. Historical Examples For some reason, which I do not pretend to fathom, Chabrier has introduced a popular Irish melody into his score! Masters of French Music Arthur Hervey Chabrier is said […]
Alexander, 1759–1834, Scottish biographer, editor, and journalist. Historical Examples Chalmers wrote respectable verses on a number of subjects, but his muse was especially of a humorous tendency. The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume II. Various It will be guessed that Mr. Chalmers Payne was in an irritable frame of mind. Quaint Courtships Various On Chalmers’s writing-table […]
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Agatha, 1891–1976, English novelist of detective fiction. a male given name, form of . a female given name, form of . Contemporary Examples Go missing for a week and, like agatha christie and Judge Crater, you will make news. Ron Paul’s Nostalgic Appeal Shakes Up the 2012 Primaries Rich Galen December 16, 2011 But there […]
Aaron, 1900–90, U.S. composer. Contemporary Examples No speechy-sounding policy-paper words that bring Copland music to mind. Paul Ryan’s New Plan Is a Good One, Especially for Black People John McWhorter July 29, 2014 Historical Examples He slipped away from Chapelhope in a few days, and was no more seen until the time that Copland and […]