Definition of Kepler

1. Noun. German astronomer who first stated laws of planetary motion (1571-1630).

Exact synonyms: Johan Kepler, Johannes Kepler
Generic synonyms: Astronomer, Stargazer, Uranologist

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Literary usage of Kepler

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1. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"kepler persecuted. Schiller, in his History of the Thirty Years' ... kepler held a professorship in Stiria, and had married, in 1597, Barbara Miiller, ..."

2. A History of Modern Philosophy: A Sketch of the History of Philosophy from by Harald Høffding (1908)
"His contemporary and, in certain respects, kindred spirit, JOHANNES kepler, succeeded in finding a more exact foundation for the new conception than any on ..."

3. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1896)
"Young kepler was sent to school at the age of six years, but was soon removed, in order to become waiter in an inn. The father, who had been a soldier in ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"A contemporary of Galileo and Tycho Brahe, kepler was one of the world's ... Prematurely born of youthful, ill-matched parents, kepler was physically a ..."

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