Definition of Karl 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).
Generic synonyms: Mathematician
Derivative terms: Gaussian
Lexicographical Neighbors of Karl Gauss
Literary usage of Karl Gauss
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Psychology and Parenthood by Henry Addington Bruce (1915)
"... Jedediah Buxton, Truman Safford, André Ampère, Karl Gauss, George Bidder and his son of the same name, were other world famous calculators. ..."
2. Development of Gifted and Talented Mathematics Students and the National by Linda Jensen Sheffield (1996)
"Lives and Research of Famous Mathematicians such as: Karl Gauss, Benjamin Banneker, Ada Lovelace, Leonard Euler, Albert Einstein, R. Buckminster Fuller, ..."
3. Twilight sleep: A Simple Account of New Discoveries in Painless Childbirth by Henry Smith Williams (1914)
"... a famous gynecologist from Jena, came to Freiburg as director of the Frauenklinik, he continued the experiments, and, with the aid of Dr. Karl Gauss, ..."
4. Twilight sleep in America: The Truth about Painless Childbirth by A. Smith (1915)
"... with Dr. Karl Gauss, perfected the technique, now followed. It is to these men and their associates, that Twilight Sleep has been perfected and to them ..."
5. Anzeiger für schweizerische Altertumskunde by Suisse Musée national suisse Zurich (1901)
"Die Heiligen der Gotteshäuser von Baselland, von Karl Gauss, S. 122. — Ein Aufenthalt des Hans Bock (Maler) in Solothurn, ..."