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Kronecker delta

noun, Mathematics.
a function of two variables, i and j, which equals 1 when the variables have the same value, i = j, and equals 0 when the variables have different values, ij.
Origin of Kronecker delta
1925-30; named after L. Kronecker Unabridged
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Kronecker delta

(maths) a function of two variables, i and j, that has a value of zero unless i = j, when it has a value of unity δij
Word Origin
named after Leopold Kronecker (1823–91), German mathematician
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