French mathematician who made significant advances in theoretical mathematics. Her researches into number theory in particular provided the first partial solution to Fermat’s last theorem (1820).
noun 1. a female given name.
noun 1. a female given name. noun, plural Sophies. (sometimes lowercase) 1. any of the Safavid rulers of Persia: used as a title. noun (pl) -phies 1. (formerly) a title of the Persian monarchs
noun 1. a specious, unsound, or fallacious reasoner. 2. Chiefly British. (especially formerly) a second or third year student at a university. 3. Obsolete. an ancient Greek sophist. noun 1. (esp formerly) a second-year undergraduate at certain British universities 2. (rare) another word for sophist
adjective 1. of the nature of sophistry; fallacious. 2. characteristic or suggestive of sophistry. 3. given to the use of sophistry. 4. of or relating to sophists or sophistry. adjective 1. of or relating to sophists or sophistry 2. consisting of sophisms or sophistry; specious