Definition of Proust

1. Noun. French novelist (1871-1922).

Exact synonyms: Marcel Proust
Generic synonyms: Novelist
Derivative terms: Proustian



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Literary usage of Proust

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1. Famous Chemists: The Men and Their Work by William Augustus Tilden (1921)
"Joseph Louis Proust was born at Angers in 1755, the son of a pharmacien of that town, and in his youth was destined to follow his father's profession. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"By agitating pulverised cuprous oxide with hydrochloric acid in a close vessel (Proust, Chenevix). Heated to redness in a stream of hydrogen, ..."

3. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1826)
"ARTICLE I. Biographical Notice of Joseph-Louis Proust, Member of the Institute ... Joseph-Louis Proust was born at Angers, in 1755, in which city his father ..."

4. The Study of Chemical Composition: An Account of Its Method and Historical by Ida Freund (1904)
"Proust proves that substances formed under the most diverse conditions have a fixed ... of cases As far back as 1799 Proust had proved the identity in ..."

5. A History of Chemistry from Earliest Times to the Present Day Being Also an by Ernst von Meyer (1906)
"Proust took up the cudgels against Berthollet and, by means of exact experiment, overthrew one by one the theoretical conclusions of his opponent. ..."

6. The Study of Chemical Composition: An Account of Its Method and Historical by Ida Freund (1904)
"Proust proves that substances formed under the most diverse conditions have a fixed ... As far back as 1799 Proust had proved the identity in composition of ..."

7. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"Extract from a Work, published by Professor Proust, entitled Researches on the Tinning of Copper, on '¡in Vessels, ..."

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