linearly disjoint extensions

linearly disjoint extensions

[¦lin·ē·ər·lē ¦dis¦jȯint ik′sten·chənz]
(mathematics)
Two extension fields E and F of a field k contained in a common field L, such that any finite set of elements in E that is linearly independent when E is regarded as a vector space over k remains linearly independent when E is regarded as a vector space over F.
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