transcendence degree

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transcendence degree

[tran′sen·dəns di‚grē]
(mathematics)
The transcendence degree of a field E of a subfield F is the number of elements in a transcendence base of E over F. Also known as transcendence dimension.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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