Meaning of Bernoulli


Pronunciation: (bur-n'lē Ger. ber-n'lē Fr. ber-n-yē'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1700–82, Swiss physicist and mathematician born in the Netherlands (son of Johann Bernoulli).
  2. or1654–1705, Swiss mathematician and physicist.
  3. or1667–1748, Swiss mathematician (brother of Jakob Bernoulli).
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