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in·var·i·ant

 (ĭn-vâr′ē-ənt)
adj.
1. Not varying; constant.
2. Mathematics Unaffected by a designated operation, as a transformation of coordinates.
n.
An invariant quantity, function, configuration, or system.

invariant

(ɪnˈvɛərɪənt)
n
(Mathematics) maths an entity, quantity, etc, that is unaltered by a particular transformation of coordinates: a point in space, rather than its coordinates, is an invariant.
adj
1. (Mathematics) maths (of a relationship or a property of a function, configuration, or equation) unaltered by a particular transformation of coordinates
2. a rare word for invariable
inˈvariance, inˈvariancy n

in•var•i•ant

(ɪnˈvɛər i ənt)

adj.
1. invariable; constant.
n.
2. a mathematical quantity or expression that is constant throughout a certain range of conditions.
[1850–55]
in•var′i•ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.invariant - a feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to it
characteristic, feature - a prominent attribute or aspect of something; "the map showed roads and other features"; "generosity is one of his best characteristics"
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Adj.1.invariant - unaffected by a designated operation or transformation
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
invariable - not liable to or capable of change; "an invariable temperature"; "an invariable rule"; "his invariable courtesy"
2.invariant - unvarying in nature; "maintained a constant temperature"; "principles of unvarying validity"
invariable - not liable to or capable of change; "an invariable temperature"; "an invariable rule"; "his invariable courtesy"

invariant

adjective
Translations
invariantinvariantní
invariantti
invariant

invariant

adj (also Math) → unveränderlich
n (Math) → Konstante f

invariant

[ɪnˈvɛərɪənt] adj (Math) → invariante f
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The modal content of invariances at the lowest level of this hierarchy, at which mechanisms are reduced to strict natural laws, is then explained in terms of projectivism based on the bestsystem view of laws.
The invariances of the interacting theory (equivalent to the classical master equation (S, S) = 0), generalizing the BRST invariance in the linearized case, are
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