# 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## Words nearby Riemann

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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

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## Scientific definitions for Riemann

Riemann

[ rē′mən, -män′ ]

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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