integral domain

noun

Definition of integral domain

: a mathematical ring in which multiplication is commutative, which has a multiplicative identity element, and which contains no pair of nonzero elements whose product is zero the integers under the operations of addition and multiplication form an integral domain

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Integral domain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/integral%20domain. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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