Hilbert

biographical name
Hil·​bert | \ ˈhil-bərt How to pronounce Hilbert (audio) \

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David 1862–1943 German mathematician

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“Hilbert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hilbert. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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