commutative law

noun Logic.

a law asserting that the order in which certain logical operations are performed is indifferent.

Nearby words

  1. commutate,
  2. commutation,
  3. commutation ticket,
  4. commutative,
  5. commutative group,
  6. commutator,
  7. commutator group,
  8. commute,
  9. commuter,
  10. commuter airplane

Origin of commutative law

First recorded in 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019