invariant

adjective
in·​vari·​ant | \ (ˌ)in-ˈver-ē-ənt How to pronounce invariant (audio) \

Definition of invariant

: constant, unchanging specifically : unchanged by specified mathematical or physical operations or transformations invariant factor

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invariant noun

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Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. Wired, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019 Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. K. C. Cole, WIRED, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019 Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. Wired, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019 Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. K. C. Cole, WIRED, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019 Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. K. C. Cole, WIRED, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019 Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. Wired, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019 Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. K. C. Cole, WIRED, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019 Scientists often describe symmetries as changes that don’t really change anything, differences that don’t make a difference, variations that leave deep relationships invariant. Wired, "The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest Discoveries," 14 July 2019

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1874, in the meaning defined above

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