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Fresnel, Augustin Jean Syllabification: Fres·nel, Augustin Jean
Pronunciation: /frāˈnel/

Definition of Fresnel, Augustin Jean in English:

( 1788–1827), French physicist and civil engineer. He correctly postulated that light moves in a wavelike motion transverse to the direction of propagation.

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