Definition of Neumann

1. Noun. United States mathematician who contributed to the development of atom bombs and of stored-program digital computers (1903-1957).

Exact synonyms: John Von Neumann, Von Neumann
Generic synonyms: Mathematician



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neumann

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Neu-1 sialidase
NeuAc
Neubauer's artery
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Neumann
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Neumann's disease
Neumann's law
Neumann's sheath
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Neusser
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Neutral Zone
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Literary usage of Neumann

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1. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"In etched sections I have not succeeded in finding the twinning effects of neumann bands on the slip bands, probably because when seeking them I had not ..."

2. The Metallography and Heat Treatment of Iron and Steel by Albert Sauveur (1918)
"Lines of neumann. — The crystalline grains of metals are sometimes found to be ... 114) called "Lines of neumann" and which might at first be taken for slip ..."

3. U.S.-Libya Relations: A New Era?: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Ed Royce (2001)
"Ambassador Ronald neumann was appointed to be the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for ... Ambassador neumann has extensive experience in the Near East, ..."

4. A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials: From by Isaac Todhunter (1893)
"Notwithstanding this necessary modification (S. 179 ftii.), the section contains a good deal of valuable and, till 1885, unpublished work of neumann. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1877)
"CARL neumann. [Translated and communicated l>y Capt. ... On the 15th of August, 1868, says Dr. neumann, we left Irkutsk, and arrived at Yakutsk on the 22nd ..."

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