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Eigenfunction

[ahy-guh n-fuhngk-shuh n] /ˈaɪ gənˌfʌŋk ʃən/

noun, Mathematics.
1.
a characteristic vector in a vector space in which the elements are functions.
/ˈaɪɡənˌfʌŋkʃən/
noun
1.
(maths, physics) a function satisfying a differential equation, esp an allowed function for a system in wave mechanics

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