idempotent

adjective
idem·po·tent | \ˈī-dəm-ˌpō-tᵊnt \

Definition of idempotent 

: relating to or being a mathematical quantity which when applied to itself under a given binary operation (such as multiplication) equals itself also : relating to or being an operation under which a mathematical quantity is idempotent

Other Words from idempotent

idempotent noun

First Known Use of idempotent

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for idempotent

Latin idem same + potent-, potens having power — more at potent

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