involution

Part of speech: noun

The act of involving, or that which is involved; in mathematics, the raising of a quantity to a higher power.

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Usage examples "involution":

  1. Two projective point- rows superposed on the same straight line are, however, not necessarily in involution, as a simple example will show. - "An Elementary Course in Synthetic Projective Geometry", Lehmer, Derrick Norman.
  2. We accept the law of evolution, but cannot conceive of evolution independent of involution and an Evolver. - "The Eliminator; or, Skeleton Keys to Sacerdotal Secrets", Richard B. Westbrook.