# trivial absolute value

## English[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**trivial absolute value** (*plural* **trivial absolute values**)

- (number theory) An absolute value (or norm) for a field which is defined to be equal to one for any element of the field other than the field's zero, for which it is defined to be equal to zero.
*The***trivial absolute value**gives rise to the discrete metric.