totally imaginary field

totally imaginary field

[¦tōd·əl·ē i‚maj·ə‚ner·ē ′fēld]
(mathematics)
An extension field F of the field of rational numbers such that no embedding of F in the complex numbers is contained in the real numbers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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