[ noo-muh n, nyoo- for 1; noi-mahn, -muh n for 2 ]
/ ˈnu mən, ˈnyu- for 1; ˈnɔɪ mɑn, -mən 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.
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Definition for john von neumann (2 of 2)
[ von noi-mahn, -muh n ]
/ vɒn ˈnɔɪ mɑn, -mən /
John,1903–57, U.S. mathematician, born in Hungary.
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British Dictionary definitions for john von neumann (1 of 2)
(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
British Dictionary definitions for john von neumann (2 of 2)
/ (vɒn ˈnjuːmən, fɒn) /
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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Scientific definitions for john von neumann
John von 1903-1957
[ noi′män′ ]
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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