Hessian

Cloth made from hemp or jute.

Hessian

A Hessian is an inhabitant of the German state of Hesse Hessian may also refer to: ...
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Hessian

• (n.) A native or inhabitant of Hesse. • (n.) A mercenary or venal person. • (n.) See Hessian boots and cloth, under Hessian, a. • (a.) Of or relating to Hesse, in Germany, or to the Hessians.
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Hessian

[boot] Hessian (n; from Hessen in Germany) refers to a style of boot that became popular in the 18th century. Initially used as standard issue footwear for the military, especially officers, it would become widely worn by civilians as well. The boots had a low heel, and a semi-pointed toe that made them practical for mounted troops as they ...
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Hessian

[cloth] Hessian ən, or burlap in the US and Canada, is a woven fabric usually made from skin of the jute plant or sisal fibres, or may be combined with other vegetable fibres to make rope, nets, and similar products. Gunny cloth is similar. Hessian, a dense woven fabric, has been historically produced as a coarse fabric, but more recently ...
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Hessian

[soldiers] The Hessians ən were 18th-century German auxiliaries contracted for military service by the British government, which found it easier to borrow money to pay for their service than to recruit its own soldiers. They took their name from the German region of Hesse. The British used the Hessians in several conflicts, including in th...
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Hessian

[Web service protocol] Hessian is a binary Web service protocol that makes Web services usable without requiring a large framework, and without learning a new set of protocols {Weasel-inline|date=October 2013}. Because it is a binary protocol, it is well-suited to sending binary data without any need to extend the protocol with attachments....
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Hessian

Hes'sian adjective 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 ...
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Hessian

Hes'sian noun 1. A native or inhabitant of Hesse. 2. A mercenary or venal person. [ U. S.] » This use is a relic of the patriot hatred of the Hessian mercenaries who served with the British troops in the Revolutionary War. 3. plural See Hessian boots and
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Hessian

Hessian is a coarse cloth made of hemp and jute.
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hessian

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. Hessian cloth, or Hessians, a coarse hempen cloth for sacking. Hessian crucible. See Crucible. ... <zoology> Hessian fly, a small dipterous fly or midge (Cecidomyi...
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Hessian

The matrix of second derivatives of a multivariate function. That is, the gradient of the gradient of a function. Properties of the Hessian matrix at an optimum of differentiable function are relevant in many places in economics: 1) In maximum likelihood estimation, the information matrix is (-1) times the Hessian. Contexts: optimization; linear al...
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Hessian

The matrix of second partial derivatives of a function (assumed to be twice differentiable). This is often denoted H_f(x), where f is the function and x is a point in its domain.
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