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Riemann

[ree-mahn; English ree-mahn, -muhn]
noun
Georg Friedrich Bernhard [gey-awrk free-drikh bern-hahrt] , 1826–66, German mathematician.

Riemannian [ree-mah-nee-uhn] , adjective
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Riemann (German ˈriːman)
 
n
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
 
Rie'mannian
 
adj

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Riemann   (rē'mən, -män')  Pronunciation Key 
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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