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Euler

[oi-ler; German, Swedish oi-luhr]
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noun
  1. Le·on·hard [German ley-awn-hahrt] /German ˈleɪ ɔnˌhɑrt/, 1707–83, Swiss mathematician.
  2. Ulf Svan·te von [oo lf svahn-tuh fawn] /ʊlf ˈsvɑn tə fɔn/, 1905–83, Swedish physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1970.
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  • In mathematics do you look upon Euler, Laplace, or Gauss as fools?

    Virgin Soil

    Ivan S. Turgenev

  • Euler and Fodor however did not obtain a hexose in this way .

  • Euler and Kullberg, however, have observed an acceleration of about 25 per cent.

  • Neither of them was successful, for the famous Euler was a competitor.

    Voltaire

    John Morley

  • Euler and Lagrange spent their keen intellects upon them to no profit.

    Everyday Objects

    W. H. Davenport Adams


British Dictionary definitions for euler

Euler

noun
  1. Leonhard (ˈleːɔnhart). 1707–83, Swiss mathematician, noted esp for his work on the calculus of variation: considered the founder of modern mathematical analysis
  2. Ulf (Svante) von (ʊlf fɔn). 1905–83, Swedish physiologist: shared the Nobel prize (1970) for physiology or medicine with Julius Axelrod and Bernard Katz for their work on the catecholamines: son of Hans von Euler-Chelpin
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euler in Medicine

Euler

(oilər)Ulf Svante von 1905-1983
  1. Swedish physiologist. He shared a 1970 Nobel Prize for studies of nerve impulse transmission.
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euler in Science

Euler

[oilər]
  1. Swiss mathematician who made many contributions to numerous areas of pure and applied mathematics, physics, and astronomy. He was one of the first to develop the methods used in differential and integral calculus, and he introduced much of the basic mathematical notation still used today.
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