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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up quotient ring? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!