/ (dʒəˈkəʊbɪən) /
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
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Example sentences from the Web for Jacobian
Biblical critics are inclined, however, to accept in its strict sense the translation of the Jacobian divines.The Superstitions of Witchcraft|Howard Williams
The first part of the problem is solved at once by the introduction of the Jacobian.