Meaning of NILPOTENT in English

NILPOTENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈnil-ˌpō-t ə nt ]

adjective

Etymology: Latin nil nothing + potent-, potens having power — more at potent

Date: 1870

: equal to zero when raised to some power

nilpotent matrices

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