Wiener

[ wee-ner ]
/ ˈwi nər /

noun

Norbert,1894–1964, U.S. mathematician: pioneer in cybernetics.
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British Dictionary definitions for norbert wiener (1 of 2)

wiener

wienerwurst (ˈwiːnəˌwɜːst)

/ (ˈwiːnə) /

noun

US and Canadian a kind of smoked beef or pork sausage, similar to a frankfurterAlso called: wienie, weenie (ˈwiːnɪ)

Word Origin for wiener

C20: shortened from German Wiener Wurst Viennese sausage

British Dictionary definitions for norbert wiener (2 of 2)

Wiener
/ (ˈwiːnə) /

noun

Norbert (ˈnɔːbət). 1894–1964, US mathematician, who developed the concept of cybernetics
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