analytic continuation

noun Mathematics.

a method of finding a function that coincides with a given analytic function in a domain and that remains analytic in a larger domain.
any function found by this method.

Nearby words

  1. analysis situs,
  2. analyst,
  3. analyt.,
  4. analyte,
  5. analytic,
  6. analytic geometry,
  7. analytic phonics,
  8. analytical,
  9. analytical balance,
  10. analytical chemistry

Origin of analytic continuation

First recorded in 1955–60 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019