Carnot definition by Webster's New World
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- Carnot, Lazare (Nicolas Marguerite) 1753-1823; Fr. soldier & statesman
- Carnot, Nicolas Léonard Sadi 1796-1832; Fr. physicist: son of Lazare
- Carnot, (Marie François) Sadi 1837-94; Fr. statesman: president of France (1887-94): grandson of Lazare
Carnot definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite 1753-1823.
French military strategist for the Republican armies during the French Revolution. He later held high positions under Napoleon I.
, Nicolas Léonard Sadi 1796-1832.
French physicist and engineer who founded the science of thermodynamics.