Lemaître


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Le·maî·tre

 (lə-mĕt′rə), Georges Henri or Édouard 1894-1966.
Belgian astrophysicist who proposed the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe (1927).
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Lemaître

(French ləmɛtr)
n
(Biography) Abbé Georges (Édouard) (ʒɔrʒ). 1894–1966, Belgian astronomer and priest, who first proposed the big-bang theory of the universe (1927)
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Le•maî•tre

(ləˈmɛ trə)

n.
Georges Édouard, 1894–1966, Belgian astrophysicist.
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Noun1.Lemaitre - Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966)Lemaitre - Belgian cosmologist who proposed the big-bang theory of the origin of the universe (1894-1966)
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