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General dictionaries General (13 matching dictionaries)
  1. adjoint: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. adjoint: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. adjoint: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. Adjoint, adjoint: Wordnik [home, info]
  5. adjoint: Wiktionary [home, info]
  6. adjoint: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Adjoint, adjoint: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  8. Adjoint: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  9. Adjoint: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  10. adjoint: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  11. Adjoint: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  12. adjoint: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  13. adjoint: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Adjoint: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. Adjoint: Mathematical Programming [home, info]
  3. adjoint, adjoint, adjoint, adjoint, adjoint: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]


Quick definitions from Wiktionary (adjoint)

adjective:  (mathematics) Used in certain contexts, in each case involving a pair of transformations, one of which is, or is analogous to, conjugation (either inner automorphism or complex conjugation).
adjective:  (mathematics, category theory, of a functor) That is related to another functor by an adjunction.
adjective:  (geometry, of one curve to another curve) Having a relationship of the nature of an adjoint (adjoint curve); sharing multiple points with.
noun:  (mathematics) The transpose of the cofactor matrix of a given square matrix.
noun:  (mathematics, linear algebra, of a matrix) Transpose conjugate.
noun:  (mathematics, mathematical analysis, of an operator) Hermitian conjugate.
noun:  (mathematics, category theory) A functor related to another functor by an adjunction.
noun:  (geometry, algebraic geometry) A curve A such that any point of a given curve C of multiplicity r has multiplicity at least r–1 on A. Sometimes the multiple points of C are required to be ordinary, and if this condition is not satisfied the term sub-adjoint is used.
noun:  An assistant to someone who holds a position in the military or civil service.
noun:  An assistant mayor of a French commune.

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