Definitions of covariant:
- adjective: (category theory) (Of a functor) which preserves composition.
- adjective: (object-oriented programming) Using or relating to covariance.
- noun: (algebra) A bihomogeneous polynomial in x, y, ... and the coefficients of some homogeneous form in x, y, ... that is invariant under some group of linear transformations.
- noun: (algebra) The variety defined by a covariant.
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