Definition of Bernoulli in English:


Syllabification: Ber·noul·li
Pronunciation: /bərˈno͞o(l)ē
  • 1A Swiss family that produced many eminent mathematicians and scientists.
  • 1.1 Jakob (1654–1705), a professor of mathematics; also known as Jacques or James Bernoulli. He made discoveries in calculus and contributed to geometry and the theory of probabilities.
  • 1.2 Johann (1667–1748), the brother of Jakob; also known as Jean or John Bernoulli. He contributed to differential and integral calculus.
  • 1.3 Daniel (1700–82), son of Johann. His greatest contributions were to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics.

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