Associations to the word «Von»

Wiktionary

VON HIPPEL-LINDAU DISEASE, noun. Angiomatosis
VON KÁRMÁN VORTEX STREET, noun. (physics) a double row of vortices in a fluid sometimes found in the wake of a cylindrical body (such as in a river, downstream of a bridge support), eddies being produced from alternate sides of the body
VON KARMAN VORTEX STREET, noun. Alternative form of Kármán vortex street
VON KÁRMÁN VORTEX STREETS, noun. Plural of von Kármán vortex street
VON MANGOLDT FUNCTION, noun. (math) A certain arithmetic function that is neither multiplicative nor additive. It is denoted by Λ(n) and defined as :\(\Lambda(n) = \begin{cases} \log p & \mbox{if }n=p^k \mbox{ for some prime } p \mbox{ and integer } k \ge 1, \\ 0 & \mbox{otherwise.} \end{cases}\)
VON NEUMANN ENTROPY, noun. (quantum physics) The entropy of a quantum state. If the state is expressed as a quantum density matrix \(\rho\), then this entropy can be expressed mathematically as \(S = -\text{tr}(\rho \log \rho)\) where \(\text{tr}\) is the trace operator and the logarithm is natural.
VON NEUMANN MACHINE, noun. (computing) Any computer that has a central processing unit and can store programs in memory.
VON NEUMANN MACHINE, noun. (science fiction) Any machine that is capable of self-replication.
VON NEUMANN MACHINES, noun. Plural of von Neumann machine
VON NEUMANN PROBE, noun. (science fiction) A von Neumann machine, or machine capable of self-replication, that is sent on interstellar voyages to investigate or terraform.
VON NEUMANN PROBES, noun. Plural of von Neumann probe
VON RECKLINGHAUSEN DISEASE, proper noun. Neurofibromatosis type I
VON RESTORFF EFFECT, noun. The effect that distinctive things are easier to remember
VON WILLEBRAND DISEASE, noun. (medicine) An hereditary disease, characterized by a tendency to hemorrhage, and caused by a defect in blood platelet activity.
VON WILLEBRAND'S DISEASE, noun. (medicine) An hereditary disease, characterized by a tendency to hemorrhage, and caused by a defect in blood platelet activity.

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza