Meaning of HOMOMORPHISM in English

HOMOMORPHISM

I. ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌfizəm noun

( -s )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hom- + -morphism

: likeness in form: as

a. : homomorphy

b. : the state of having perfect flowers of only one type — distinguished from heterogony

• homo·mor·phous | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷fəs adjective

II. noun

: a mapping of a mathematical set (as a group, ring, or vector space) on which one or more operations are defined into or onto another set or itself on which one or more corresponding operations are defined in such a way that the result obtained by applying the operations to elements of the first set is mapped onto the result obtained by applying the corresponding operations to their respective images in the second set

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.