# invariant

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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.*

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Noun | 1. | invariant - a feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to itcharacteristic, 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 transformationmath, 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*

Having no change or variation:

changeless, constant, equable, even, invariable, regular, same, steady, unchanging, uniform, unvarying.

Translations

**invariant**

**invariantní**

**invariantti**

**invariant**

## invariant

[ɪnˈvɛərɪənt]*adj*(

*Math*) → invariante

*f*

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