abelian

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Etymology[edit]

Name of the Norwegian mathematician Abel + -ian.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈbi.li.ən/, /əˈbil.jən/

Adjective[edit]

abelian (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Having a commutative defining operation. [Mid 19th century.][1]
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3