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  1. Ar·mande Hip·po·lyte Louis [ar-mahn ee-paw-leet lwee] /arˈmɑ̃ i pɔˈlit lwi/, 1819–96, French physicist.
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Examples from the Web for fizeau

Historical Examples

  • I shall endeavor to make the principle of Fizeau's apparatus clear to you.

    Popular scientific lectures

    Ernst Mach

  • Fizeau's method will then permit us to arrive at a close approximation.

  • In 1845 Foucault and Fizeau took a daguerreotype photograph of the sun.

  • This experiment has now been made in a highly refined form by Fizeau, and repeated by M. Cornu with prodigious care and accuracy.

  • Fizeau, from experiments which he conducted on running water, also came to the same conclusion.

    Aether and Gravitation

    William George Hooper