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covariant (not comparable)
- (category theory) (Of a functor) which preserves composition
- (object-oriented programming) Using or relating to covariance.
covariant (plural covariants)
- (algebra) A bihomogeneous polynomial in x, y, ... and the coefficients of some homogeneous form in x, y, ... that is invariant under some group of linear transformations.
- (algebra) The variety defined by a covariant.
variety defined by a covariant