Meaning of Fourier


Pronunciation: (foor'ē-ā", -ē-ur for 1, 2 also Fr. f&oomacr&wdspcryā'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1772–1837, French socialist, writer, and reformer.
  2. 1768–1830, French mathematician and physicist.
  3. a crater in the third quadrant of the face of the moon: about 36 miles (58 km) in diameter.
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