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Riemann

[ ree-mahn; English ree-mahn, -muhn ]
/ ˈriˌmɑn; English ˈri mɑn, -mən /
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noun
Ge·org Frie·drich Bern·hard [gey-awrk-free-drikh-bern-hahrt], /geɪˈɔrk ˈfri drɪx ˈbɛrn hɑrt/, 1826–66, German mathematician.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Riemann

Rie·mann·i·an [ree-mah-nee-uhn], /riˈmɑ ni ən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Riemann

Riemann
/ (German ˈriːman) /

noun
Georg Friedrich Bernhard (ˈɡeːɔrk ˈfriːdrɪç ˈbɛrnhart). 1826–66, German mathematician whose non-Euclidean geometry was used by Einstein as a basis for his general theory of relativity

Derived forms of Riemann

Riemannian, adjective
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Scientific definitions for Riemann

Riemann
[ rēmən, -män′ ]
(Georg Friedrich) Bernhard 1826-1866

German mathematician who originated the non-Euclidean system of geometry that is now named after him. Riemann also studied optics and electromagnetic theory, and his work influenced Albert Einstein's theory of General Relativity.
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