distributive law

noun

maths logic a theorem asserting that one operator can validly be distributed over anotherSee distribute (def. 7)

Nearby words

  1. distributional,
  2. distributism,
  3. distributive,
  4. distributive bargaining,
  5. distributive education,
  6. distributive property,
  7. distributor,
  8. distributorship,
  9. district,
  10. district attorney

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