Meaning of IDEMPOTENT in English

IDEMPOTENT

[idem.po.tent] adj [L idem same + potent-, potens having power--more at potent] (1870): relating to or being a mathematical quantity which when applied to itself under a given binary operation (as multiplication) equals itself; also: relating to or being an operation under which a mathematical quantity is idempotent -- idempotent n

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