[bohl-zah-noh-vahy-er-shtrahs, -strahs, bohlt-sah-]
the theorem that every bounded set with an infinite number of elements contains at least one accumulation point.
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Origin of Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
named after B. Bolzano and K. Weierstrass (1815–97), German mathematician
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