Fourier definition

  • others:
    • Fourier, (François Marie) Charles 1772-1837. French social theorist who believed that universal harmony could be achieved by reorganizing society into self-sustaining units called "phalanxes,” groups of 1,500 people who would share labor, wealth, and housing.
    • Fourier, Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph 1768-1830. French mathematician and physicist which formulated a technique for examining regular functions and studied the conduction of temperature.
  • noun:
    • French mathematician who developed Fourier evaluation and studied the conduction of temperature (1768-1830)
    • French sociologist and reformer which hoped to obtain universal harmony by reorganizing culture (1772-1837)

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