Cauchy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French.

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Cauchy

  1. A French surname; notably that of prolific mathematician Augustin-Louis Cauchy (1789-1857).

Usage notes[edit]

Used attributively in various terms in mathematics to imply association with the work of Augustin-Louis Cauchy, although often the most direct association is to another such term.

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Adjective[edit]

Cauchy (not comparable)

  1. (of a sequence in a metric space) Whose terms become arbitrarily close to one another.

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