: a mathematical quantity which when applied to itself under a given binary operation (such as multiplication) equals itself
also: an operation under which a mathematical quantity is idempotent
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Additionally, ensure that your API is idempotent, meaning that repeating a specific operation produces the same result, whether the request is made once or multiple times.—Expert Panel®, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024
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Latin idem same + potent-, potens having power — more at potent