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Hermite

[ her-meet; French er-meet ]
/ hərˈmit; French ɛrˈmit /
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noun

Charles [sharl] /ʃarl/, 1822–1901, French mathematician.
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Examples from the Web for hermite

  • The land of Hermite Island, and its vicinity, has a most remarkable appearance when seen from the south.

    Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836|Robert FitzRoy
  • One of the earliest preparations used in sanitary work was an electrolysed sea water, usually known as Hermite Fluid.

  • The two principal islands are Tremouille and Hermite Islands.

  • Hermite Island was not seen, but a small lump on the horizon, to the south of the former, was probably Lowendal Island.