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Meaning of "d'Alembert" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD D'ALEMBERT

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PRONUNCIATION OF D'ALEMBERT

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF D'ALEMBERT

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D'alembert is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES D'ALEMBERT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

d'Alembert

Jean le Rond d'Alembert

Jean-Baptiste le Rond d'Alembert was a French mathematician, mechanician, physicist, philosopher, and music theorist. Until 1759 he was also co-editor with Denis Diderot of the Encyclopédie. D'Alembert's formula for obtaining solutions to the wave equation is named after him. The wave equation is sometimes referred to as d'Alembert's equation.

Definition of d'Alembert in the English dictionary

The definition of d'Alembert in the dictionary is Jean Le Rond. 1717–83, French mathematician, physicist, and rationalist philosopher, noted for his contribution to Newtonian physics in Traité de dynamique and for his collaboration with Diderot in editing the Encyclopédie.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE D'ALEMBERT

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Synonyms and antonyms of d'Alembert in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «d'Alembert» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF D'ALEMBERT

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The translations of d'Alembert from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «d'Alembert» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

达朗贝尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

d´ Alembert
570 millions of speakers

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d´Alembert
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

d ´Alembert
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Translator English - Arabic

دالمبرت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

д´Аламбер
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d´ Alembert
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d´Alembert
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d´Alembert
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D´Alembert
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d´ Alembert
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Translator English - Japanese

ダランベール
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달랑베르
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D´Alembert
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d´Alembert
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Translator English - Tamil

டி Alembert
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Translator English - Marathi

डी अलेम्बर्ट
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Translator English - Turkish

d´Alembert
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d´Alembert
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Translator English - Polish

d´ Alembert
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Translator English - Ukrainian

д´Аламбер
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d´ Alembert
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Translator English - Greek

d´ Alembert
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d´ Alembert
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d´ Alembert
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d´ Alembert
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «D'ALEMBERT»

The term «d'Alembert» is regularly used and occupies the 96.146 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «D'ALEMBERT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about d'Alembert

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «D'ALEMBERT»

Discover the use of d'Alembert in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to d'Alembert and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Preliminary Discourse to the Encyclopedia of Diderot
Including a revision of Diderot's Prospectus and a list of contributors to the Encyclopedia, this edition, elegantly translated and introduced by Professor Richard Schwab, is one of the great works of the Enlightenment and an outstanding ...
Jean Le Rond d'Alembert, 1995
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Jean D'alembert-Science
This book examines the origins of d'Alembert's philosophical ideas, and shows how abstract concepts such as force and mass were clarified and assimilated into the structure of classical mechanics.
Hankins, 1990
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Letter to D'Alembert and Writings for the Theater
These two thinkers confront the issues surrounding public support for the arts through d'Alembert's original proposal, Rousseau's attack, and the first English translation of d'Alembert's response as well as correspondence relating to the ...
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Allan David Bloom, Charles E. Butterworth, 2004
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Politics and the Arts: Letter to M. D'Alembert on the Theatre
Besides containing some of the most sensitive literary criticism ever written (especially of Moliere), the book is an excellent introduction to the principles of classical political thought.
Jean Le Rond d' Alembert, 1968
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Rameau's Nephew / D'alembert's Dream
The two works in dialogue form blending irony and humor challenge eighteenth-century morals and conventions
Denis Diderot, 1976
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Rameau's Nephew and Other Works
The manuscript of D'Alembert's Dream has an even more bizarre history than that of Rameau's Nephew, and came even nearer to falling into total oblivion. About a month after writing it, Diderot showed it to his friend Melchior Grimm, who ...
Denis Diderot, 2001
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D'Alembert's Principle: Memory, Reason and Imagination
This is a triptych starting with D'Alembert penning his imagined memoirs. The literary equivalent of an Escher, the story has no identifiable end or beginning. Clever, entertaining, engaging"
Andrew Crumey, 1996
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Planet of Treachery: Family d'Alembert
Classic space opera adventure, Book #7 in the "Family D'Alembert" series.
Stephen Goldin, E.E. 'Doc' Smith, 2012
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Revolt of the Galaxy: Family d'Alembert
Revolt of the Galaxy is the tenth and final exciting novel in the enthralling space adventure series whose heroes and heroines are the intrepid Family dAlembert
E.E. 'Doc' Smith, Stephen Goldin, 2012
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Rousseau as Author: Consecrating One's Life to the Truth
This encounter occurred in his response to d'Alembert's article on Geneva for the Encyclopédie. In this article d'Alembert held up the Genevan clergy as models on the grounds that many of them had abandoned the intolerance that had ...
Christopher Kelly, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «D'ALEMBERT»

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The 'great and cursed work' that was the Encyclopédie
Doubling down on their initial investment, the desperate publishers took a remarkable gamble: Along with the mathematician Jean d'Alembert, ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
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Le projet de bleuetière ne fait pas que des heureux à Rouyn-Noranda
Le projet de créer une bleuetière de 1 300 hectares dans le quartier D'Alembert, à Rouyn-Noranda, soulève des inquiétudes chez certaines ... «Radio-Canada, Jun 15»
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Sulle tracce del Minotauro: visita al Labirinto di Franco Maria Ricci
Ci sono alcuni splendidi pezzi di Franco Maria Ricci Editore: tra questi due volumi dell'Enciclopedia di Diderot e D'Alembert, raccolte di Borges ... «La Bottega di Hamlin, Jun 15»
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"Un hashtag ? #JeSuisCharlie, résistance planétaire contre l …
... tout" : de la déclaration d'indépendance des Etats-Unis aux œuvres complètes de Montesquieu préfacées par d'Alembert … et c'est gratuit ! «L'Usine Digitale, Jun 15»
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Students Shocked to Find Bishara in Bibliography
The book also includes articles by Moshe Mendelson, Jurgen Habermaas, Jean-Baptiste d'Alembert and others.” The Dean of the Academic ... «Arutz Sheva, May 15»
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Can The World Learn Wisdom?
From D'Alembert in the eighteenth century to Popper in the twentieth, the view most widely held amongst both scientists and philosophers has been, and ... «Philosophy Now, May 15»
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Gillian Ayres: New Paintings and Prints, Alan Cristea Gallery, review …
Diderot and d'Alembert were barking up the same tree in the mid-18th century when they claimed in Encyclopédie that an artist's late work “is ... «Telegraph.co.uk, May 15»
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Missouri S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference …
... for research titled “Translating Knowledge: Bess, Migraines, and more from Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopedie.” The research advisor is ... «Missouri S&T News and Research, May 15»
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Did You Know? Little known facts about St. Louis history
Reproduced from Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert, comps. and eds., Dictionnaire raisonnée des arts, des sciences, et des métiers, ... «St. Louis Public Radio, Apr 15»
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Philosophy's gender bias: For too long, scholars say, women have …
... work were included without attribution in the most important publication of the French Enlightenment, Diderot and D'Alembert's Encyclopedia. «Washington Post, Apr 15»
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« EDUCALINGO. D'alembert [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dalembert>. Jan 2019 ».
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