endomorphism
noun Date: 1909 a homomorphism that maps a mathematical set into itself — compare isomorphism

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  • endomorphism — [en΄dōmôr′fiz΄əm] n. a type of metamorphism in which intrusive igneous rock is changed by the action of the surrounding rock …   English World dictionary

  • Endomorphism — In mathematics, an endomorphism is a morphism (or homomorphism) from a mathematical object to itself. For example, an endomorphism of a vector space V is a linear map ƒ: V → V and an endomorphism of a group G is a group homomorphism ƒ: G → G ,… …   Wikipedia

  • endomorphism — endomorfizmas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. endomorphism vok. Endomorphismus, n rus. эндоморфизм, m pranc. endomorphisme, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • endomorphism — /en doh mawr fiz euhm, deuh/, n. 1. Petrol. a change brought about within the mass of an intrusive igneous rock. 2. Math. a homomorphism of a set into itself. [1950 55; ENDOMORPH(IC) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • endomorphism — noun a) The assimilation of surrounding rock by an intrusive igneous rock b) A homomorphism that maps a system to itself …   Wiktionary

  • endomorphism — n. change which occurs within an endomorph (Petrology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • endomorphism — en·do·mor·phism …   English syllables

  • endomorphism — en•do•mor•phism [[t]ˌɛn doʊˈmɔr fɪz əm, də [/t]] n. pet a change brought about within the mass of an intrusive igneous rock • Etymology: 1950–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • endomorphism — /ɛndoʊˈmɔfɪzəm/ (say endoh mawfizuhm) noun a change within the mass of an intrusive igneous rock brought about by the rock s own magma …   Australian English dictionary

  • endomorphism — I. ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌfizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary end + morphism; originally formed as French endomorphisme : a change (as in texture or in chemical composition by assimilation of foreign material) produced in an… …   Useful english dictionary

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