undegeneracy

degeneracy

[dih-jen-er-uh-see]
noun
1.
degenerate state or character.
2.
the process of degenerating; decline.
3.
degenerate behavior, especially behavior considered sexually deviant.
4.
Physics. the number of distinct quantum states of a system that have a given energy.

Origin:
1655–65; degener(ate) + -acy

nondegeneracy, noun, plural nondegeneracies.
predegeneracy, noun
undegeneracy, noun
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degeneracy (dɪˈdʒɛnərəsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  the act or state of being degenerate
2.  the process of becoming degenerate
3.  physics the number of degenerate quantum states of a particular orbital, degree of freedom, energy level, etc

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degeneracy
1660s, from degenerate (q.v.).
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