[luh-greynj; French la-grahnzh]
- Jo·seph Louis [zhaw-zef lwee] /ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/, Comte,1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer.
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Colonel Lagrange was quick to recover himself, as they both removed their caps.
"I don't think I understand you," returned Lagrange, coldly.
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I refer to iridectomy, the Lagrange operation, and the Elliot operation.
Silence Lagrange—silence him forever,—then ask of me any favor, and it shall not be denied.'Venus in Boston;
- Comte Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer, noted particularly for his work on harmonics, mechanics, and the calculus of variations
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- Italian-born French mathematician and astronomer who made important contributions to algebra and calculus. His work on celestial mechanics extended scientific understanding of planetary and lunar motion. In 1772 he discovered the points in space that are now named for him.
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