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Line breaks: an¦satz
Pronunciation: /ˈansats/

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Definition of ansatz in English:


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


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

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