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Eudoxus

[yoo-dok-suh s]
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noun
  1. a crater in the first quadrant of the face of the moon: about 40 miles (64 km) in diameter.
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Historical Examples

  • Eudoxus of Cnidus, a famous astronomer and physician of the 4th century B. C.

    Meditations

    Marcus Aurelius

  • The houses of the priests, and the residences of Plato and of Eudoxus, were shown to us.

  • Up to and including the theories of Eudoxus, physical and mathematical astronomy went hand in hand.

    Creative Intelligence

    John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen

  • Nothing since has been heard of Eudoxus of Cyzicus surnamed the Brave.

    West African studies

    Mary Henrietta Kingsley

  • This is no more the case than that the spheres of Eudoxus and Callippus were supposed to be real.