Definition of Fourier, Joseph in English:

Fourier, Joseph

proper noun

  • (1768–1830), French mathematician; full name Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier. His studies involved him in the solution of partial differential equations by the method of separation of variables and superposition; this led him to analyse the series and integrals that are now known by his name.


Fourier, Joseph

/French fuʀje//ˈfʊərɪeɪ/