contravariant

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

contravariant (not comparable)

  1. (category theory, of a functor) which reverses composition
  2. (computing, programming) Using or relating to contravariance.

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Noun[edit]

contravariant (plural contravariants)

  1. (algebra) A bihomogeneous polynomial in dual variables of x, y, ... and the coefficients of some homogeneous form in x, y, ... that is invariant under some group of linear transformations.