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Definition of Hessian

Hessian
Hessian Hes"sian, a. Of or relating to Hesse, in Germany, or to the Hessians. Hessian boots, or Hessians, boot of a kind worn in England, in the early part of the nineteenth century, tasseled in front. --Thackeray. Hessian cloth, or Hessians, a coarse hempen cloth for sacking. Hessian crucible. See under Crucible. Hessian fly (Zo["o]l.), a small dipterous fly or midge (Cecidomyia destructor). Its larv[ae] live between the base of the lower leaves and the stalk of wheat, and are very destructive to young wheat; -- so called from the erroneous idea that it was brought into America by the Hessian troops, during the Revolution.
Hessian
Hessian Hes"sian, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Hesse. 2. A mercenary or venal person. [U. S.] Note: This use is a relic of the patriot hatred of the Hessian mercenaries who served with the British troops in the Revolutionary War. 3. pl. See Hessian boots and cloth, under Hessian, a.

Meaning of Hessian from wikipedia

- A Hessian is an inhabitant of the German state of Hesse. Hessian may also refer to: Hessian (soldier), eighteenth-century German regiments in service...
- In mathematics, the Hessian matrix or Hessian is a square matrix of second-order partial derivatives of a scalar-valued function, or scalar field. It...
- Hessians (US: /ˈhɛʃənz/ or UK: /ˈhɛsiənz/) were German soldiers who served as auxiliaries to the British Army during the American Revolutionary War. The...
- Hessian (pronounced /ˈhɛsiən/), burlap in the US and Canada, or crocus in Jamaica is a woven fabric usually made from skin of the jute plant or sisal...
- The Hessian (/ˈhɛsiən/; from Hesse in Germany) is a style of light boot that became po****r from the beginning of the 19th century. First worn by German...
- Continental Army against Hessian auxiliaries garrisoned at Trenton. After a brief battle, almost two-thirds of the Hessian force was captured, with negligible...
- Hessian (German: Hessisch) is a West Central German group of dialects of the German language in the central German state of Hesse. The dialect most similar...
- The Hessian is a 1972 novel by Howard Fast set in the time of the American Revolution. The book begins with an incident in 1781 when a small detachment...
- In mathematics, k-Hessian equations (or Hessian equations for short) are partial differential equations (PDEs) based on the Hessian matrix. More specifically...
- determinant of the Hessian and the Hessian-Laplace operator (see also Harris-Affine and Hessian-Affine). The determinant of the Hessian operator has been...
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