Definition of Charles augustin de coulomb

1. Noun. French physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806).

Exact synonyms: Coulomb
Generic synonyms: Physicist



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Literary usage of Charles augustin de coulomb

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1. The New Calendar of Great Men: Biographies of the 558 Worthies of All Ages by Frederic Harrison (1892)
"Charles Augustin de COULOMB, born at Angouleme in 1736, was engaged during the first part of his life in military engineering. Some years were spent by him ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... the volt, the unit of electrical pressure, in honour of Volta; the coulomb, the unit of electrical quantity, in honour of Charles Augustin de Coulomb; ..."

3. Electrical Machinery: A Practical Study Course on Installation, Operation by Fred Anzley Annett (1921)
"The unit quantity of electricity is called a coulomb, after the French physicist Charles Augustin de Coulomb. ..."

4. The Every Day Book of History and Chronology: Embracing the Anniversaries of by Joel Munsell (1858)
"charles augustin de coulomb, a French engineer, died. He is noted for his brilliant experiments and discoveries in electricity and magnetism. 1813. ..."

5. An Introduction to the Principles of Physical Chemistry from the Standpoint by Edward Wight Washburn (1921)
"The student should consult the cross references whenever they occur. • Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736—1806), French Physicist and Engineer. ..."

6. The Design of Masonry Structures and Foundations by Clement Clarence Williams (1922)
"... viz., that proposed and developed by various French engineers, the last and chief of whom was Charles Augustin de Coulomb, who published the theory in ..."

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