Definition of injective in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒɛktɪv/

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Of the nature of or relating to an injection or one-to-one mapping.
Example sentences
  • Clearly, V is invariant under the indicated action of S n, so we obtain an injective group homomorphism [rho].
  • The map is also an injective homomorphism.
  • In 1940 he introduced the concept of an injective module, then began studying group actions in geometry.
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