from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See inverse.
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- n. the inverse element with respect to multiplication; the reciprocal
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- n. (mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7
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