injective

adjective

in·​jec·​tive in-ˈjek-tiv How to pronounce injective (audio)
: being a one-to-one mathematical function

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of injective was in 1952

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“Injective.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/injective. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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