Riemannian
adjective see Riemann

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Riemannian — adjective Relating to the branch of geometry inspired by Bernhard Riemann …   Wiktionary

  • riemannian — rie·man·ni·an …   English syllables

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  • Riemannian Penrose inequality — In mathematical general relativity, the Penrose inequality, first conjectured by Sir Roger Penrose, estimates the mass of a spacetime in terms of the total area of its black holes and is a generalization of the positive mass theorem. The… …   Wikipedia

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