Meaning of Carnot

Car•not

Pronunciation: (kär-nō' Fr. kar-nō'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1753–1823, French general and statesman.
  2. 1837–94, French statesman: president of the Republic 1887–94.
  3. 1796–1832, French physicist: pioneer in the field of thermodynamics.
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