noncommutative

adjective non·com·mu·ta·tive \ ˌnän-kə-ˈmyü-tə-tiv , -ˈkäm-yə-ˌtā-tiv \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of noncommutative

mathematics
: of, relating to, having, or being the property that a given mathematical operation and set have when the result obtained using any two elements of the set with the operation differs with the order in which the elements are used : not commutative
  • Subtraction is a noncommutative operation.

noncommutativity

play \ˌnän-kə-ˌmyü-tə-ˈti-və-tē, -ˌkäm-yə-tə-\ noun

First Known Use of noncommutative

1846


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