Associations to the word «Klein»


KLEIN, proper noun. A surname​.
KLEIN BOTTLE, noun. (mathematics) The closed manifold obtained by identifying the boundary components of the annulus so that the resultant surface is nonorientable.
KLEIN BOTTLES, noun. Plural of Klein bottle

Dictionary definition

KLEIN, noun. German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925).
KLEIN, noun. United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960).
KLEIN, noun. United States fashion designer noted for understated fashions (born in 1942).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats