adele

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for additive idele; coined by André Weil.

Noun[edit]

adele (plural adeles)

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  1. (mathematics) A member of a self-dual topological ring built on the field of rational numbers (or, more generally, any algebraic number field), and involving in a symmetric way all the completions of the field.