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  • Nicolas-François Canard
    Nicolas-François Canard
    Nicolas-François Canard was a French mathematician, philosopher and economist. He was one of the pioneers of applying mathematics to economic problems, forestalling the works of Antoine Augustin Cournot, William Stanley Jevons, and others.-External links:...

     (1750–1833), French mathematician and economist
  • Canard (aeronautics)
    Canard (aeronautics)
    In aeronautics, canard is an airframe configuration of fixed-wing aircraft in which the forward surface is smaller than the rearward, the former being known as the "canard", while the latter is the main wing...

    , a small wing mounted on the front of some aircraft, which can be beneficial or detrimental depending on the design of the plane and its intended use
  • Canard (dynamical systems), a phenomenon in some slow-fast dynamical systems referring to high sensitivity of a periodic orbit to a parameter, used in some models of neuronal spiking
  • Canard, Nova Scotia
    Canard, Nova Scotia
    Canard is a group of hamlets and villages existing around 1910 in Kings County in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.- References :...

    , a group of hamlets and villages on the west coast of Nova Scotia in Kings County
  • Duck
    Duck
    Duck is the common name for a large number of species in the Anatidae family of birds, which also includes swans and geese. The ducks are divided among several subfamilies in the Anatidae family; they do not represent a monophyletic group but a form taxon, since swans and geese are not considered...

    , the common name for a number of aquatic species in the Anatidae family of birds, found in fresh and salt water, not a monophyletic group but a form taxon
  • Hoax
    Hoax
    A hoax is a deliberately fabricated falsehood made to masquerade as truth. It is distinguishable from errors in observation or judgment, or rumors, urban legends, pseudosciences or April Fools' Day events that are passed along in good faith by believers or as jokes.-Definition:The British...

    , an unfounded or false, deliberately misleading fabrication, a false report, also called a "canard"
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