### What does **nilpotent matrix** mean?

# Definitions for nilpotent matrix

nilpo·tent ma·trix

#### This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word **nilpotent matrix**.

### Wikipedia

Nilpotent matrix

In linear algebra, a nilpotent matrix is a square matrix N such that N k = 0 {\displaystyle N^{k}=0\,} for some positive integer k {\displaystyle k} . The smallest such k {\displaystyle k} is called the index of N {\displaystyle N} , sometimes the degree of N {\displaystyle N} . More generally, a nilpotent transformation is a linear transformation L {\displaystyle L} of a vector space such that L k = 0 {\displaystyle L^{k}=0} for some positive integer k {\displaystyle k} (and thus, L j = 0 {\displaystyle L^{j}=0} for all j ≥ k {\displaystyle j\geq k} ). Both of these concepts are special cases of a more general concept of nilpotence that applies to elements of rings.

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of nilpotent matrix in Chaldean Numerology is:

**5**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of nilpotent matrix in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**3**

### Translation

#### Find a translation for the **nilpotent matrix** definition in other languages:

Select another language:

- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)

### Word of the Day

#### Would you like us to send you a **FREE** new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

## Citation

#### Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

**Style:**MLAChicagoAPA

"nilpotent matrix." *Definitions.net.* STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 17 Sep. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/nilpotent+matrix>.

## Discuss these nilpotent matrix definitions with the community:

## Report Comment

We're doing our best to make sure our content is useful, accurate and safe.

If by any chance you spot an inappropriate comment while navigating through our website please use this form to let us know, and we'll take care of it shortly.

## Attachment

## You need to be logged in to favorite.

## Log In