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nilpotent

[¦nil′pōt·ənt]
(mathematics)
An element of some algebraic system which vanishes when raised to a certain power.
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0]) contains a nilpotent element when we prove Proposition D3.
Now let [nu] denote the set of nilpotent elements in M'.
Antoine, Nilpotent elements and Armendariz rings, J.
which implies that R has no nonzero nilpotent elements i.
This is applied to give a description of the set of nilpotent elements in an Archimedean generalized almost f-algebras.
that is, N (A) is the set of all nilpotent elements in A.