quotient ring

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quotient ring was circa 1958

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“Quotient ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quotient%20ring. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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