sign of aggregation

noun phrase

Definition of sign of aggregation

: any of various conventional devices (such as braces, brackets, parentheses, or vinculums) used in mathematics to indicate that two or more terms are to be treated as one quantity

First Known Use of sign of aggregation

circa 1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Sign of aggregation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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