# Jacobian

### Jacobian determinant

/ (dʒəˈkəʊbɪən) /

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noun

maths a function from n equations in n variables whose value at any point is the n x n determinant of the partial derivatives of those equations evaluated at that point

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## Word Origin for Jacobian

named after Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi (1804–51), German mathematician.

## Words nearby Jacobian

Jacob ben Asher, Jacobean, Jacobean lily, Jacobethan, Jacobi, Jacobian, Jacobin, Jacobina, Jacobinize, Jacobins, Jacobite

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## How to use Jacobian in a sentence

Biblical critics are inclined, however, to accept in its strict sense the translation of the Jacobian divines.

The Superstitions of Witchcraft|Howard WilliamsThe first part of the problem is solved at once by the introduction of the Jacobian.