integral domain

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of integral domain was in 1937

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“Integral domain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/integral%20domain. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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