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An·ax·ag·o·ras(ăn′ăk-săg′ər-əs) 500?-428 bc.
Greek philosopher who held that objects are made up of infinitesimal parts, each of which contains a mixture of every different type of matter.
(Biography) ?500–428 bc, Greek philosopher who maintained that all things were composed of minute particles arranged by an eternal intelligence
An•ax•ag•o•ras(ˌæn ækˈsæg ər əs)
500?–428 B.C., Greek philosopher.
500?-428 b.c. Greek philosopher and astronomer who was the first to explain eclipses correctly. He also stated that the sun and stars were glowing stones and that the moon took its light from the sun.
|Noun||1.||Anaxagoras - a presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence (500-428 BC)|