commutativity

noun
com·​mu·​ta·​tiv·​i·​ty | \ kə-ˌmyü-tə-ˈti-və-tē How to pronounce commutativity (audio) , ˌkäm-yə-tə- \

Definition of commutativity

: the property of being commutative the commutativity of a mathematical operation

Examples of commutativity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even more subtle considerations about commutativity define different braids. Eugenia Cheng, WSJ, 30 June 2022

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First Known Use of commutativity

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Commutativity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commutativity. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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