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Fourier

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Noun

1. baron jean baptiste joseph fourier, fourier, jean baptiste joseph fourier

French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830)

2. charles fourier, fourier, francois marie charles fourier

French sociologist and reformer who hoped to achieve universal harmony by reorganizing society (1772-1837)

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noun
1. 
(François Marie) Charles (ʃarl). 1772–1837, French social reformer: propounded a system of cooperatives known as Fourierism, esp in his work Le Nouveau monde industriel (1829–30)
2. 
Jean Baptiste Joseph (ʒɑ̃ batist ʒozɛf). 1768–1830, French mathematician, Egyptologist, and administrator, noted particularly for his research on the theory of heat and the method of analysis named after him

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1. 
François Maˈrie Charles (fʀɑ̃ˈswa maˈʀi ʃaʀl) ; fränswȧˈ mȧrēˈ shȧrl) 1772-1837; Fr. socialist & reformer
2. 
Baron Jean Bapˈtiste Joˈseph (ʒɑ̃ baˈtist ʒoʊˈzɛf) ; zhän bȧtēstˈ zhōzefˈ) 1768-1830; Fr. mathematician & physicist

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Fourier

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French social theorist who believed that universal harmony could be achieved by reorganizing society into self-sustaining units called “phalanxes,” groups of 1,600 people who would share labor, wealth, and housing.
French mathematician and physicist who formulated a method for analyzing periodic functions and studied the conduction of heat.

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