canonical form definition

  • noun:
    • a typical or normal presentation of a mathematical entity
    • some of a collection of representations of this resonance framework of a molecule every one of which contributes to the real framework; a contributing construction
    • (rare) dictionary kind. a simple form of a word used as a dictionary entry.
  • adjective:
    • the simples or most shaped type to which all features of the identical course could be paid off without drop of generality.
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