quotient ring

noun

Definition of quotient ring

: a ring whose elements are the cosets of an ideal in a given ring

First Known Use of quotient ring

circa 1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Quotient ring.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quotient%20ring. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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