Meaning of COVARIANT in English


/koh vair"ee euhnt/ , adj. Math.

(of one magnitude with respect to another) varying in accordance with a fixed mathematical relationship: The area of a square is covariant with the length of a side.

[ 1850-55; CO- + VARIANT ]

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