[noo-muh n, nyoo- for 1; noi-mahn, -muh n for 2]
- Saint John Ne·pom·u·cene [nuh-pom-uh-seen] /nəˈpɒm əˌsin/, 1811–60, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman and educator, born in the Austrian Empire: canonized 1977.
- John von. Von Neumann, John.
[von noi-mahn, -muh n]
- John,1903–57, U.S. mathematician, born in Hungary.
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- (German ˈnɔyman) Johann Balthasar (joˈhan ˈbaltazar). 1687–1753, German rococo architect. His masterpiece is the church of Vierzehnheiligen in Bavaria
- (ˈnjuːmən) See (John) von Neumann
- John. 1903–57, US mathematician, born in Hungary. He formulated game theory and contributed to the development of the atomic bomb and to the development of the stored-program computer (von Neumann machine)
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[noi′män′]John von 1903-1957
- Hungarian-born American mathematician who contributed to mathematical theories about numbers and games. He was a leader in the design and development of high-speed electronic computers and also contributed to the field of cybernetics, a term he coined.
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