Definition of ansatz in English:

ansatz

Line breaks: an¦satz
Pronunciation: /ˈansats/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Mathematics
An assumption about the form of an unknown function which is made in order to facilitate solution of an equation or other problem.

Origin

1940s: from German Ansatz 'approach, attempt'.

Definition of ansatz in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily