HyperDic: pierre_simon_de_laplace

English > 1 sense of the expression Pierre Simon de Laplace:
NOUNperson Pierre Simon de Laplace, Laplace, Marquis 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 > Pierre Simon de 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).
SynonymsLaplace, Marquis de Laplace
Instance ofastronomer, uranologist, stargazerA physicist who studies astronomy
mathematicianA person skilled in mathematics
SpanishLaplace
CatalanLaplace

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