Meaning of IDEMPOTENT in English

IDEMPOTENT

[ ˌʌɪdɛm'pəʊt(ə)nt , ʌɪ'dɛmpət(ə)nt ]

■ noun Mathematics an element of a set which is unchanged in value when operated on by itself.

Origin

C19: from L. idem 'same' + potent 1 .

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