Dictionary.com
Word
of the
Day
Translate
Games
Blog
Thesaurus.com
Favorites
Dictionary.com
Thesaurus.com
My Account
Log Out
Log In
Try Our Apps
definitions
definitions
synonyms
translations
Follow @dictionarycom
follow Dictionary.com
Famous Last Words
Favorite Button
CITE
Translate
Facebook
Share
Twitter
Tweet
Google+
Share
Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
[bohl-
zah
-noh-
vahy
-er-shtrahs, -strahs, bohlt-
sah
-]
/boʊlˈzɑ noʊˈvaɪ ərˌʃtrɑs, -ˌstrɑs, boʊltˈsɑ-/
Spell
Syllables
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the theorem that every bounded set with an infinite number of elements contains at least one accumulation point.
Origin of
Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
Expand
named after B.
Bolzano
and K.
Weierstrass
(1815-97), German mathematician
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Discover our greatest slideshows
US vs. UK Food Fight!
Screen Girls Got Slang!
Cleaner Than a Frog’s Armpit:...
Take Flight with These 8 Dragons...
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
Apostrophes 101
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Bolzano
0
0
Scrabble
Words With Friends
Nearby words for bolzano-weierstrass theorem
boltzmann
boltzmann constant
bolus
bolyai
bolzano
bolzano-weierstrass theorem
boma
bomarc
bomb
bomb bay
bomb belt
Heartbreak