Associations to the word «Invariant»


INVARIANT, adjective. Not varying; constant
INVARIANT, adjective. (mathematics) Unaffected by a specified operation (especially by a transformation)
INVARIANT, adjective. (computing) (programming) Neither covariant nor contravariant.
INVARIANT, noun. An invariant quantity, function etc.
INVARIANT NOUN, noun. (grammar) A noun in which number is not marked; that is, a noun which does not change form in the plural, such as, in English, fish and series.
INVARIANT NOUNS, noun. Plural of invariant noun
INVARIANT SECTION, noun. (legal) Something that must not be removed or modified during redistribution.
INVARIANT SECTION, noun. (mathematics) A section that will not vary through changing state.
INVARIANT SECTION, noun. (programming) A property that does not change through a program's execution.
INVARIANT SECTIONS, noun. Plural of invariant section

Dictionary definition

INVARIANT, noun. A feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to it.
INVARIANT, adjective. Unaffected by a designated operation or transformation.
INVARIANT, adjective. Unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "principles of unvarying validity".

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis