subring

[ suhb-ring ]

nounMathematics.
  1. a subset of a ring that is a subgroup under addition and that is closed under multiplication.: Compare ring1 (def. 22).

Origin of subring

1
First recorded in 1950–55; sub- + ring1

Words Nearby subring

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