Banach space


Ba·​nach space ˈbä-ˌnäk- How to pronounce Banach space (audio)
: a complete normed vector space

Word History


Stefan Banach †1945 Polish mathematician

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Banach space was in 1941

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“Banach space.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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