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noun ad·joint \ˈa-ˌjȯint\

Definition of adjoint

  1. :  the transpose of a matrix in which each element is replaced by its cofactor



Origin and Etymology of adjoint

French, from past participle of adjoindre to adjoin


First Known Use: 1889


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