Definition of monoidal in English:

monoidal

adjective

Mathematics
  • 1Of, relating to, or designating a monoid; specifically designating a transformation of a space into a monoid. Now rare.

  • 2Designating a transformation of a topological space that is performed in order to remove or circumvent singularities in the space.

  • 3Of, relating to, or involving a monoid or monoids.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Annals of Mathematics. From monoid + -al.

Pronunciation

monoidal

/mɒˈnɔɪdl/