injective

EnglishEdit

 
An injective mapping

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “cf. discussion page”) This term was introduced by Nicolas Bourbaki in his treatise Éléments de mathématique.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈdʒɛktɪv/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛktɪv

AdjectiveEdit

injective (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) of, relating to, or being an injection: such that each element of the image (or range) is associated with at most one element of the preimage (or domain); inverse-deterministic
    Synonym: one-to-one

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AdjectiveEdit

injective

  1. feminine singular of injectif