Meaning of ASSOCIATIVE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ əˈsəuʃjətɪv ]

adj. 1 of or involving association. 2 Math. & Computing involving the condition that a group of quantities connected by operators (see OPERATOR 4) gives the same result whatever their grouping, as long as their order remains the same, e.g. (a x b) x c = a x (b x c).

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.