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  1. Her·mann [hur-muh n; German her-mahn] /ˈhɜr mən; German ˈhɛr mɑn/, 1885–1955, German mathematician, in the U.S. after 1933.
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Examples from the Web for weyl

Historical Examples

  • On the other hand there is that danger from the rising of the masses which Weyl heralds.

    The Psychology of Nations

    G.E. Partridge

  • If you are to be here long, I'm sure Mrs. Weyl would like to see you.

  • Bayard drank from a foaming bottle of beer, Weyl from a pop container.

  • Weyl drained the last of his pop and tossed the bottle away.

  • Her look wavered and the face of Mrs. Weyl showed a sudden comprehension.

British Dictionary definitions for weyl


  1. Hermann. 1885–1955, US mathematician, born in Germany; noted for his work on group theory and the mathematics of relativity
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