d'alembert

Alembert, d'

[dal-uhm-bair; French da-lahn-ber]
noun
Jean Le Rond [zhahn luh rawn] , 1717?–83, French mathematician, philosopher, and writer: associate of Diderot.
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d'Alembert (French dalɑ̃bɛr)
 
n
Jean Le Rond (ʒɑ̃ lə rɔ̃). 1717--83, French mathematician, physicist, and rationalist philosopher, noted for his contribution to Newtonian physics in Traité de dynamique (1743) and for his collaboration with Diderot in editing the Encyclopédie

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