Definition of Bernoulli in English:


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Pronunciation: /bəːˈnuːi
1The name of a Swiss family that produced many eminent mathematicians and scientists:
1.1 Jakob ( 1654–1705); 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, who contributed to differential and integral calculus; also known as Jean or John Bernoulli.
1.3 Daniel ( 1700–82), son of Johann. His greatest contributions were to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics.

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