Anaximander

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A·nax·i·man·der

 (ə-năk′sə-măn′dər) 611-547 bc.
Greek philosopher and astronomer who constructed the first precise geometrical model of the universe and speculated that it arose out of the separation of opposite qualities from one primordial substance.

Anaximander

(əˌnæksɪˈmændə)
n
(Biography) 611–547 bc, Greek philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who believed the first principle of the world to be the Infinite

A•nax•i•man•der

(əˌnæk səˈmæn dər)

n.
611?–547? B.C., Greek astronomer and philosopher.
A•nax`i•man′dri•an, adj.
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Noun1.Anaximander - a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC)
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Thales proposed water, Aniximander proposed "the indefinite," and Anaximenes proposed air.