• WordNet 3.6
    • n populariser someone who makes attractive to the general public
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In literature:

Science will be plebified, not popularised.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Lyly's lyrical work, however, is fairly well known, and more than one collection of "Songs from the Dramatists" has popularised others.
"A History of English Literature" by George Saintsbury
It had been enormously popularised by Scott.
"A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2" by George Saintsbury
But Hals must have popularised painting much more than we generally suppose.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies
Nothing, however, is more dangerous than popularisation.
"Introduction to the Study of History" by Charles V. Langlois
Rousseau has popularised the idea that instinct is always good and trustworthy.
"The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland
He was not, indeed, the founder of the school of analysis of feeling in the novel, but he was the populariser of it.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
Has written on Darwinism, '83, and other works popularising science.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
It does not pretend to popularise studies which are yet in their infancy.
"The Life or Legend of Gaudama" by Right Reverend Paul Ambroise Bigandet
This was not as usual then as since Dickens popularised the humanitarian novel.
"Woman's Work in English Fiction" by Clara Helen Whitmore

In news:

How Popularise brought crowdsourcing to D.C.'s commercial real estate market.

In science:

Rabin popularised the idea of “probabilistic” algorithms, where randomness is incorporated into the algorithm instead of being assumed in the input data.
Uses of randomness in computation
This was later popularised as the Six Degrees of Separation – the famous idea that any two people are linked by a path of only six acquaintances.
Interplay between Network Topology and Dynamics in Neural Systems
This solution has been popularised as the HFB-Popov approximation in the recent literature on magnetically trapped BoseEinstein condensates .
The Bose-Hubbard ground state: extended Bogoliubov and variational methods compared with time-evolving block decimation
It is popularised to nonspecialists by indicating that such studies reveal physics that governed the early Universe (microseconds after the Big Bang) and also continue today to govern physics of compact astrophysical ob jects (neutron stars and black holes).
Electromagnetic radiation from relativistic nuclear collisions