ordered field

  1. Mathematics. a field containing a subset of elements closed under addition and multiplication and having the property that every element in the field is either zero, in the subset, or has its additive inverse in the subset.

Origin of ordered field

First recorded in 1940–45

Words Nearby ordered field

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How to use ordered field in a sentence

  • Then he ordered field-Marshal Eel to fetch in a nine-tined fork, which weighed three thousand six hundred pounds.