Definition of indecomposable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌindēkəmˈpōzəb(ə)l/


Unable to be expressed as a product of factors or otherwise decomposed into simpler elements.
Example sentences
  • And it is always important to know what the indecomposable objects in your theory are since they are by definition the building blocks of all objects in your theory.
  • In the constructive theory of linear codes, we can restrict attention to the isometry classes of indecomposable codes, as it was shown by Slepian.

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Syllabification: in·de·com·pos·a·ble

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