symmetric polynomial

symmetric function

noun Mathematics.
a polynomial in several indeterminates that stays the same under any permutation of the indeterminates.
Also called symmetric polynomial.


Origin:
1850–55

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To symmetric polynomial
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: symmetric multiprocessor
Next Definition: symmetric-difference
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for symmetric polynomial
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing symmetric polynomial
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature