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1Not characterized by association, especially of ideas:‘the development of chaffinch song is most obviously classified as non-associative learning’
- ‘Habituation does not, so it is regarded as a non-associative form of learning.’
Involving the condition that a group of quantities connected by operations gives a result dependent upon the order in which the operations are performed.
- ‘From 1931 to 1937 she studied projective planes introducing Moufang planes and non-associative systems called Moufang loops.’
- ‘His main work was on associative algebras, non-associative algebras, and Riemann matrices.’
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