abelian group

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Abelian group (əˈbiːlɪən)
 
n
a group the defined binary operation of which is commutative: if a and b are members of an Abelian group then ab = ba
 
[C19: named after Niels Henrik Abel (1802--29), Norwegian mathematician]

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abelian group also Abelian group   (ə-bē'lē-ən)  Pronunciation Key 
See commutative group.
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