Banach space

noun
Ba·​nach space | \ ˈbä-ˌnäk- How to pronounce Banach space (audio) , -nək-, -ˌnäḵ-, -nəḵ- \

Definition of Banach space

: a complete normed vector space

First Known Use of Banach space

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Banach space

Stefan Banach †1945 Polish mathematician

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The first known use of Banach space was in 1941

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“Banach space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Banach%20space. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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