Desargues

[ dey-zarg, English dey-zahrg ]
/ deɪˈzarg, English deɪˈzɑrg /

noun

Gé·rard [zhey-rar], /ʒeɪˈrar/, 1593–1662, French mathematician.

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Example sentences from the Web for Desargues

  • We distinguish different kinds of vine by their fruit, and name them the Condrieu, the Desargues, and this stock.

  • We distinguish vines by their fruit, and call them the Condrien, the Desargues, and such and such a stock.

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