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Laplace equation
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noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the second-order partial differential equation indicating that the Laplace operator operating on a given function results in zero.
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harmonic
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Origin of
Laplace equation
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1835-1845
1835-45;
after P. S.
Laplace
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