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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The contravariant operator (a, b, … ∂ξ, ∂η,‥)m, where ∂ξ, ∂η, etc., replace x, y, etc., in the quantic (a, b, … x, y, ‥)m, or any contravariant operator resulting from a similar substitution in any covariant of the original quantic.

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