[ fee-zoh ]
/ fiˈzoʊ /
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Ar·mande Hip·po·lyte Louis [ar-mahnee-paw-leetlwee], /arˈmɑ̃ i pɔˈlit lwi/, 1819–96, French physicist.
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How to use Fizeau in a sentence
Wheatstone's device of the revolving mirror was afterwards employed by Foucault and Fizeau to measure the velocity of light.Heroes of the Telegraph|J. Munro
The velocity of light was experimentally found, in 1862, by Fizeau and Foucault, each using an independent method.History of Astronomy|George Forbes
Fizeau was unable to observe interference when the difference of path amounted to 50,000 wave lengths.
I shall endeavor to make the principle of Fizeau's apparatus clear to you.Popular scientific lectures|Ernst Mach
The distinction was pointed out by Hippolyte Fizeau in 1848.