Definition of Klein

1. Noun. German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925).

Exact synonyms: Felix Klein
Generic synonyms: Mathematician

2. Noun. United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960).
Exact synonyms: Melanie Klein
Generic synonyms: Analyst, Psychoanalyst

3. Noun. United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942).

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Klein

Klebs-Loeffler bacillus
Klebsiella mobilis
Klebsiella ozaenae
Klebsiella pneumoniae ozaenae
Kleene star
Kleene stars
Kleffner syndrome
Kleihauer's stain
Klein (current term)
Klein-Gumprecht shadow nuclei
Klein bottle
Klein bottles
Kleine-Levin syndrome
Klemens Metternich
Klenow fragment

Literary usage of Klein

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"But Klein and another member of that partnership were sworn as witnesses, ... In the testimony of Klein himself It was made very clear that he was aware, ..."

2. Beethoven's Letters: A Critical Edition : with Explanatory Notes by Ludwig van Beethoven, Alfred Christlieb Kalischer, John South Shedlock (1909)
"I, however, owe the knowledge of it to Dr. Erich Prieger who sent me a copy from the original. V. Klein was born at Mannheim. Dr. Prieger also sent me the ..."

3. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Klein, JOHANN ADAM, born in Nuremberg, Nov. 24, 1792, died in Munich, May 21, ... Klein, WILHELM, born in Düsseldorf in 1821. Landscape painter, pupil of ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"By E. Klein, MD, FRS London and New York : Macmillan & Co., 1892. ... As Dr. Klein points out, in discussions on the subject favouring conditions are too ..."

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