annihilator

[ uh-nahy-uh-ley-ter ]
/ əˈnaɪ əˌleɪ tər /

noun

a person or thing that annihilates.
Mathematics. the set of all linear functionals that map to zero all elements of a given subset of a vector space.

Nearby words

  1. annigoni,
  2. annihilable,
  3. annihilate,
  4. annihilation,
  5. annihilation radiation,
  6. anniston,
  7. anniv.,
  8. anniversary,
  9. anniversary day,
  10. anniversary reaction

Origin of annihilator

First recorded in 1690–1700; annihilate + -or2

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