[ luh-zhahn-der, -zhahnd; French luh-zhahn-druh ]
/ ləˈʒɑn dər, -ˈʒɑnd; French ləˈʒɑ̃ drə /
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A·dri·en Ma·rie [a-dree-anma-ree], /a driˈɛ̃ maˈri/, 1752–1833, French mathematician.
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Words nearby Legendre
leg drop, legend, legendary, legendist, legendize, Legendre, Legendre equation, legendry, leger, legerdemain, legerity
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How to use Legendre in a sentence
From this moment Legendre appeared to me to be satisfied, and to relent.Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men|Francois Arago
Legendre moved next day that he be heard before the Convention, and if they had heard him, he would still have been master there.
Legendre proceeded to the Jacobin Club, locked the door, and put the key in his pocket, while the members quietly dispersed.
But in spite of the denunciations of Lecointre and of Legendre, the Convention refused to proceed against them.
During the day and following night we were becalmed off the north side of Legendre Island.Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia|Phillip Parker King
British Dictionary definitions for Legendre
/ (French ləʒɑ̃drə) /
Adrien Marie (adriɛ̃ mari). 1752–1833, French mathematician, noted for his work on the theory of numbers, the theory of elliptical functions, and the method of least squares
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