Dictionary.com

maximal ideal

Save This Word!

noun Mathematics.
an ideal in a ring that is not included in any other ideal except the ring itself.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of maximal ideal

First recorded in 1960–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use maximal ideal in a sentence

FEEDBACK