Meaning of ABELIAN in English


/euh bee"lee euhn, euh beel"yeuhn/ , adj. Math.

1. of or pertaining to Niels Henrik Abel or his theorems.

2. pertaining to an algebraic system in which an operation is commutative: an Abelian group.

3. pertaining to such an operation.

[ 1905-10; ABEL + -IAN ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .