Haken

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

For Wolfgang Haken, who studied Haken manifolds.

Adjective[edit]

Haken (not comparable)

  1. (topology, of a 3-manifold) Irreducible, compact, and containing a non-∂-parallel incompressible surface (besides a sphere or disk).

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German hāko

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaːkŋ̩/, /ˈhaːkən/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: haken

Noun[edit]

Haken m (genitive Hakens, plural Haken)

  1. hook
  2. catch, hitch (a concealed difficulty, especially in a deal or negotiation)
  3. checkmark

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