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Euler

[oi-ler; German, Swedish oi-luh r] /ˈɔɪ lər; German, Swedish ˈɔɪ lər/
noun
1.
Leonhard
[German ley-awn-hahrt] /German ˈleɪ ɔnˌhɑrt/ (Show IPA),
1707–83, Swiss mathematician.
2.
Ulf Svante von
[oo lf svahn-tuh fawn] /ʊlf ˈsvɑn tə fɔn/ (Show IPA),
1905–83, Swedish physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1970.
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Euler

/German ˈɔɪlər/
noun
1.
Leonhard (ˈleːɔnhart). 1707–83, Swiss mathematician, noted esp for his work on the calculus of variation: considered the founder of modern mathematical analysis
2.
Ulf (Svante) von (ʊlf fɔn). 1905–83, Swedish physiologist: shared the Nobel prize (1970) for physiology or medicine with Julius Axelrod and Bernard Katz for their work on the catecholamines: son of Hans von Euler-Chelpin
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Euler in Medicine

Euler Eu·ler (oi'lər), Ulf Svante von. 1905-1983.

Swedish physiologist. He shared a 1970 Nobel Prize for studies of nerve impulse transmission.

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Euler in Science
Euler
  (oi'lər)   
Swiss mathematician who made many contributions to numerous areas of pure and applied mathematics, physics, and astronomy. He was one of the first to develop the methods used in differential and integral calculus, and he introduced much of the basic mathematical notation still used today.
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Euler in Technology


[Named after the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707-1783)] A revision of ALGOL by Niklaus Wirth. A small predecessor of Pascal.
["EULER: A Generalisation of ALGOL and Its Formal Definition", N. Wirth, CACM 9(1) (Jan 1966) and 9(2) (Feb 1966)].

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