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homomorphism

Syllabification: ho·mo·mor·phism
Pronunciation: /ˌhōməˈmôrfizəm
 
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Definition of homomorphism in English:

noun

Mathematics
A transformation of one set into another that preserves in the second set the relations between elements of the first.
Example sentences
  • He lectured on and wrote up notes on Tate's theorem on homomorphisms between abelian varieties over finite fields.
  • There are structure-preserving functions, representing homomorphisms, from points of space-time to appropriate structures defined from real numbers.
  • A lecturer could not readily fix this problem by adding supplementary material because continuous homomorphisms have been defined too narrowly.

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