Hermitian conjugate

noun Mathematics.
adjoint ( def 2 ).

1960–65; after C. Hermite; see -ian

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Hermitian conjugate (hɜːˈmɪtɪən)
maths Also called: adjoint a matrix that is the transpose of the matrix of the complex conjugates of the entries of a given matrix
[C19: named after Charles Hermite (1822--1901), French mathematician]

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