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  • proper n. A surname derived from a Middle English given name of Germanic origin, hild ("battle") + berht ("bright").

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  • n. German mathematician (1862-1943)


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  • Hilbert is seven and is one of the more amazing ferrets - ever!


  • Perhaps Hilbert is a small blue confused-looking animal with a skill for hiding in car glove compartments.

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  • Hilbert is known as a 19-year-old who plays like he's a 10-year pro.

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  • On November 18, 1901, Hardeen wrote Albert Hill, who performed under the name of Hilbert, warning him that they were aware that he was “working both mine and my brother’s tricks.”

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  • As we will see, the state-spaces of quantum mechanics are special kinds of vector spaces, known as Hilbert spaces, and they have more internal structure than their classical counterparts.

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  • In particular, quantum mechanical states are vectors in a particular kind of vector space called a Hilbert space, and the “observables” (things you can measure like “where the particles are”) are represented by operators acting on these states.

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  • The parallel universes of level III exist in an abstract mathematical structure called Hilbert space, which can have infinite spatial dimensions.

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  • The Woglinde is where Shion has been testing KOS-MOS a powerful battle android who is able to produce a time-space ripple called the Hilbert Effect which makes all the Gnosis tangible in a certain radius of miles.

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  • This project was known as Hilbert's program (Zach 2006).

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  • What one knows how to rotate in this particular contex is an algorithm, inasmuch as this can be thought of as a one dimensional mathematical construct (a so-called “ray”) that can be rotated in a more than one-dimensional mathematical construct (a so-called Hilbert space).

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