Synonyms for jean-bernard-leon-foucault

1. Jean Bernard Leon Foucault (n.)

French physicist who determined the speed of light and showed that it travels slower in water than in air; invented the Foucault pendulum and the gyroscope (1819-1868)

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2. Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac (n.)

United States writer who was a leading figure of the beat generation (1922-1969)

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3. Jean-Claude Duvalier (n.)

son and successor of Francois Duvalier as president of Haiti; he was overthrown by a mass uprising in 1986 (born in 1951)

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4. Jean-Frederic Joliot (n.)

French nuclear physicist who was Marie Curie's assistant and who worked with Marie Curie's daughter who he married (taking the name Joliot-Curie); he and his wife discovered how to synthesize new radioactive elements (1900-1958)

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5. Foucault (n.)

French physicist who determined the speed of light and showed that it travels slower in water than in air; invented the Foucault pendulum and the gyroscope (1819-1868)

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6. Bernard (n.)

French physiologist noted for research on secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878)

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7. jean (n.)

(usually plural) close-fitting trousers of heavy denim for manual work or casual wear

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8. Leon (n.)

a city in northwestern Spain at the foot of the Cantabrian Mountains

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9. Leon (n.)

a city in central Mexico

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10. jean (n.)

a coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric

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