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Kovalevsky

[kov-uh-lef-skee, -lev-]
noun
  1. So·nia [sohn-yuh] /ˈsoʊn yə/, Sofia Vasilievna Kovalevskaya, 1850–91, Russian mathematician.
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Historical Examples of kovalevsky

  • It was Kovalevsky who was right, as Elie himself declared later.

    Life of Elie Metchnikoff, 1845-1916

    Olga Metchnikoff

  • Kovalevsky, M. Tableau des origines et de l'évolution de la famille et de la propriété.

  • Another great and noteworthy figure about whom all zoologists are glad to learn as much as possible is Kovalevsky.

  • Kovalevsky and Metchnikoff, who greatly desired to know them, decided to call on them, after much hesitation.

  • Kovalevsky had been right in affirming the contrary, and Elie hastened to write to tell him so.


kovalevsky in Science

Kovalevsky

[kŏv′ə-lĕvskē]
  1. Russian mathematician who made important contributions to calculus. Her mathematical determination of the shape of Saturn's rings became a model for other scientists.
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