Euler-formula

Euler's formula

noun
1.
Mathematics. the theorem that e ix = cos x + i sin x.
2.
Mechanics. a formula for determining the maximum load that can be applied to a given column without causing it to buckle.

Origin:
1945–50; named after L. Euler

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To euler-formula
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: euler-diagram
Next Definition: eulerchelpin
Words Near: euler-formula
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for euler-formula
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing euler-formula
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature