Riemann
[ reemahn; English reemahn, muh n ]
/ ˈriˌmɑn; English ˈri mɑn, mən /

noun
Ge·org Frie·drich Bern·hard [geyawrk freedrikh bernhahrt] /geɪˈɔrk ˈfri drɪx ˈbɛrn hɑrt/, 1826–66, German mathematician.
Related formsRie·mann·i·an [reemahneeuh n] /riˈmɑ ni ən/, adjective
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Riemann
/ (German ˈriːman) /
noun
Georg Friedrich Bernhard (ˈɡeːɔrk ˈfriːdrɪç ˈbɛrnhart). 1826–66, German mathematician whose nonEuclidean geometry was used by Einstein as a basis for his general theory of relativity
Derived FormsRiemannian, adjective
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Riemann
[ rē′mən, män′ ]
German mathematician who originated the nonEuclidean 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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