Definition of Fourier, Joseph in English:

Fourier, Joseph

Pronunciation: /fo͞orˈyā//ˈfo͝orēˌā/

proper noun

  • (1768–1830), French mathematician; full name Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier. He solved partial differential equations by the method of separation of variables and superposition, which led him to analyze the series and integrals that are now known by his name.

Pronunciation:

Fourier, Joseph

/fo͞orˈyā//ˈfo͝orēˌā/