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Weierstrass

[vahy-er-strahs, -shtrahs; German vahy-uhr-shtrahs]
noun
  1. Karl The·o·dor [kahrl tey-oh-dawr] /kɑrl ˈteɪ oʊˌdɔr/, 1815–97, German mathematician.
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  • Who would venture to say whether he preferred that Weierstrass had never written or that there had never been a Riemann?

    The Foundations of Science: Science and Hypothesis, The Value of Science, Science and Method

    Henri Poincar

  • Another method and notation has been introduced by Weierstrass, and is now much used.