Thales of Miletus

Definitions of Thales of Miletus
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n a presocratic Greek philosopher and astronomer (who predicted an eclipse in 585 BC) who was said by Aristotle to be the founder of physical science; he held that all things originated in water (624-546 BC)

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Thales
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astronomer, stargazer, uranologist
a physicist who studies astronomy
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy

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