nontrivial

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adjective non·triv·i·al \ ˌnän-ˈtri-vē-əl \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nontrivial

1 :not trivial :significant, important
  • a small but nontrivial amount
  • … engineering a power plant around the technology is a nontrivial problem.
  • —John Fleck
2 mathematics :having the value of at least one variable or term not equal to zero
  • a nontrivial solution

First Known Use of nontrivial

1901


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