a city in W Georgia.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
Other definitions for Lagrange (2 of 2)
Jo·seph Louis [zhaw-zeflwee], /ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/, Comte, 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer.
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How to use La Grange in a sentence
After reaching LaGrange, a dispatch was sent into camp, for all the men in camp fit for duty, to join the Regiment at that place.A History of the Ninth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry | Marion Morrison
It was clear that Lagrange had supplied all the resources of my examination.Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men | Francois Arago
It may perhaps be asked why we place Lagrange among the French geometers?Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men | Francois Arago
All these facts are easily explicable, thanks to the properties of the equations of Lagrange which I have just recalled.
The equations thus obtained are another form of the equations of Lagrange.
British Dictionary definitions for Lagrange
Comte Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer, noted particularly for his work on harmonics, mechanics, and the calculus of variations
- Lagrangian (ləˈɡreɪndʒɪən), adjective
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Scientific definitions for Lagrange
Italian-born French mathematician and astronomer who made important contributions to algebra and calculus. His work on celestial mechanics extended scientific understanding of planetary and lunar motion. In 1772 he discovered the points in space that are now named for him.
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