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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to it adj. - Persistent in occurrence and unchanging in nature; Unaffected by a designated operation or transformation.

Usage examples (36)
  • At least when the spacetime background is time-translation invariant, which is a very good approximation here in the Solar System.
  • It has allowed major progress in classical areas of algebraic geometry such as invariant theory and the moduli of curves.
  • In his work on symplectic geometry, Gromov found that different types of space also have unique, identifying 'invariant' characteristics.
  • These are invariant, and have a fundamental physics. for more
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