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**Dictionary entry overview: What does algebra mean?**

• **ALGEBRA** (noun)

The noun **ALGEBRA** has 1 sense:

**1.** the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations

*Familiarity information: ALGEBRA used as a noun is very rare.*

**Dictionary entry details**

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**Meaning:**

The mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations

**Classified under:**

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

**Hypernyms ("algebra" is a kind of...):**

pure mathematics (the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness)

**Domain category:**

math; mathematics; maths (a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement)

**Domain member category:**

transposition ((mathematics) the transfer of a quantity from one side of an equation to the other along with a change of sign)

**Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "algebra"):**

quadratics (a branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations)

linear algebra (the part of algebra that deals with the theory of linear equations and linear transformation)

vector algebra (the part of algebra that deals with the theory of vectors and vector spaces)

matrix algebra (the part of algebra that deals with the theory of matrices)

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