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Dirichlet

[dir-i-kley; German dee-ree-kley]
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noun
  1. Pe·ter Gus·tav Le·jeune [pey-tuhr goo s-tahf luh-zhœn] /ˈpeɪ tər ˈgʊs tɑf ləˈʒœn/, 1805–59, German mathematician.
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  • The proof is the same as that of Dirichlet for the case of statical stability.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9

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Dirichlet

noun
  1. Peter Gustav Lejeune (ˈpeːtər ˈɡʊstaf ləˈʒœn). 1805–59, German mathematician, noted for his work on number theory and calculus
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