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Neologism based on Latin contra and gradi.


contragredient ‎(not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) Generally, an object contragredient to another is the object inversed and transposed.
  2. (mathematics) A contragredient representation in linear algebra is the transpose of the former representation of an inverse object.
  3. (mathematics) A contragredient matrix is a transpose of an inverse matrix.

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