imaginary unit


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imaginary unit

n. Symbol i
The square root of -1, corresponding to the point (0,1) in the geometric representation of complex numbers as points in a plane.

imag′inary u′nit


n.
the complex number
i.
[1905–10]
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LAMBDA] [member of] R(X; Y) and s{[LAMBDA]} [less than or equal to] 2 if and only if there exists an imaginary unit g, such that [LAMBDA] belongs to
where v = frequency, i = imaginary unit, R(t) = corrected head, and t = time.
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