Noun

- plural form of
*artifice*

*See also:*

**artífices**

- Two days later Napoleon, by means of unworthy
**artifices**, hurried the Austrian plenipotentiaries into signing the treaty of peace at Schonbrunn. - Various
**artifices**are employed to denote the end of the reaction. - This notion is fundamental in the present theory because we will find that one of the most valuable
**artifices**for finding invariants of a single quantic is first to find simultaneous invariants of several different quantics, and subsequently to make all the quantics identical. - Cardinal Siffrein, who is known as the Abbe Maury (1746-1817), resumed all the known
**artifices**of sermon-style in a volume which has a permanent historical value, the well-known Essai sur l'eloquence de la chaire (1810); he was himself rather a fiery politician than a persuasive divine. - To Lagrange, perhaps more than to any other, the theory of differential equations is indebted for its position as a science, rather than a collection of ingenious
**artifices**for the solution of particular problems. To the calculus of finite differences he contributed the beautiful formula of interpolation which bears his name; although substantially the same result seems to have been previously obtained by Euler.

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