invariant (ɪnˈvɛərɪənt) | |
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1. | maths an entity, quantity, etc, that is unaltered by a particular transformation of coordinates: a point in space, rather than its coordinates, is an invariant |
—adj | |
2. | maths (of a relationship or a property of a function, configuration, or equation) unaltered by a particular transformation of coordinates |
3. | a rare word for invariable |
in'variance | |
—n | |
in'variancy | |
—n |