Definition of Karl Friedrich Gauss

1. Noun. German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855).

Exact synonyms: Gauss, Karl Gauss
Generic synonyms: Mathematician
Derivative terms: Gaussian

Lexicographical Neighbors of Karl Friedrich Gauss

Karl-Marx Stadt
Karl Adolf Eichmann
Karl Adolph Verner
Karl Alex Muller
Karl Augustus Menninger
Karl Baedeker
Karl Barth
Karl Czerny
Karl Friedrich Gauss (current term)
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus von Munchhausen
Karl Gauss
Karl Gjellerup
Karl Gunnar Myrdal
Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
Karl Jaspers
Karl Landsteiner
Karl Linne
Karl Marx
Karl Menninger
Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt
Karl Scheele
Karl Theodor Jaspers
Karl Waldemar Ziegler

Literary usage of Karl Friedrich Gauss

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Complete Algebra by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes (1917)
"Karl Friedrich Gauss was born at Brunswick, Germany, in 1777 and died at Göttingen in 1855. Justly called the greatest mathematician of modern times, ..."

2. General Investigations of Curved Surfaces of 1827 and 1825by Carl Friedrich Gauss by Carl Friedrich Gauss (1902)
"500/1: : | a At head of title: Karl Friedrich Gauss. 500/2: : | a Translation of: Disquisition generates circa superficies curvas. ..."

3. First Course in Algebra by Herbert Edwin Hawkes, William Arthur Luby, Frank Charles Touton (1910)
"Karl Friedrich Gauss. Standing in the very front rank of mathematicians, with Archimedes and Newton, is Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855). ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Pertaining to the mathematician Karl Friedrich Gauss, or to his discoveries. — Gaussian logarithms, logarithms so arranged as to give the logarithms of the ..."

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