Definition of invariance in US English:



  • See invariant

    • ‘The very invariance of the universal fossil sequence is the strongest argument against its production in a single gulp.’
    • ‘Others, notably James Clerk Maxwell, restricted their opposition to the attempts to apply the concept of natural selection outside the biological realm by pointing to the invariances of the microscopic world.’
    • ‘The complete measurement and path model was tested for configural invariance across ethnic groups.’
    • ‘In classical mathematics, he founded modern topology by establishing, for example, the topological invariance of dimension and the fixpoint theorem.’
    • ‘Hermeneutical realism is not a constructivism because the objects that we perceive to be real exhibit invariances that are not under our control.’