HyperDic: laplace

English > 1 sense of the word Laplace:
NOUNperson Laplace, Marquis de Laplace, Pierre Simon de LaplaceFrench mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
English > Laplace: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningFrench mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827).
SynonymsMarquis de Laplace, Pierre Simon de Laplace
Instance ofastronomer, uranologist, stargazerA physicist who studies astronomy
mathematicianA person skilled in mathematics
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