from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In mathematics, a function of the quantities appearing in a given set of functions which remains unaltered as well for linear substitutions impressed upon the variables as for linear combinations of the functions themselves (Sylvester, 1853); a covariant which remains unaltered when each quantic is replaced by a linear function of all the quantics (Cayley, 1856).


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