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  1. Jacques (ʒɑk) 1794–1872, French physicist, noted for his work on the diffraction of light
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Examples from the Web for babinet

Historical Examples of babinet

  • Babinet had tried another form of the experiment previously.

    The Ether of Space

    Oliver Lodge

  • There we have a unique occurrence, recorded for us by Babinet and Arago, and of which I have given here the exact particulars.

    Thunder and Lightning

    Camille Flammarion

  • More serious is one connected with the planetary periods, pointed out by Babinet in 1861.

  • Babinet, Études et Lectures sur les Sciences d'Observation, ii, p. 225.

    Man and Nature

    George P. Marsh