zero-divisor

[ zeer-oh-di-vahy-zer ]
/ ˈzɪər oʊ dɪˈvaɪ zər /

noun Mathematics.

a nonzero element of a ring such that its product with some other nonzero element of the ring equals zero.

Nearby words

  1. zero tolerance,
  2. zero vector,
  3. zero-base,
  4. zero-base budgeting,
  5. zero-coupon,
  6. zero-emission,
  7. zero-emission vehicle,
  8. zero-point energy,
  9. zero-rate,
  10. zero-rated

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019