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  1. Au·gus·tin Louis [oh-gy-stan lwee] /oʊ güˈstɛ̃ ˈlwi/, 1789–1857, French mathematician.
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Historical Examples of cauchy

  • He was on intimate terms with Cauchy, Arago, Ampre and others.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • To the authors of these theories—Gauss, Green, Cauchy and others—he was a fit successor.

    Lord Kelvin

    Andrew Gray

  • All our masters, from Laplace to Cauchy, have proceeded in the same way.

British Dictionary definitions for cauchy


  1. Augustin Louis (oɡystɛ̃ lwi), Baron Cauchy. 1789–1857, French mathematician, noted for his work on the theory of functions and the wave theory of light
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