surjective

adjective

sur·​jec·​tive (ˌ)sər-ˈjek-tiv How to pronounce surjective (audio)
: onto
a set of surjective functions

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of surjective was in 1956

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“Surjective.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surjective. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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