quotient ring

noun Mathematics.

a ring whose elements are cosets with respect to a given ideal.

Nearby words

  1. quotha,
  2. quotid.,
  3. quotidian,
  4. quotient,
  5. quotient group,
  6. quotient space,
  7. qur'an,
  8. quran,
  9. qurnet es sauda,
  10. qursh

Origin of quotient ring

First recorded in 1955–60

Also called difference ring.

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