Associations to the word «Hahn»


HAHN SERIES, noun. (math) A type of formal infinite series, a generalization of Puiseux series. They allow for arbitrary exponents of the indeterminate so long as the set supporting them forms a well-ordered subset of the value group.

Dictionary definition

HAHN, noun. German chemist who was co-discoverer with Lise Meitner of nuclear fission (1879-1968).

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