injective

adjective
in·​jec·​tive | \ in-ˈjek-tiv How to pronounce injective (audio) \

Definition of injective

: being a one-to-one mathematical function

First Known Use of injective

1952, in the meaning defined above

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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 4 Aug. 2020.

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