an extension field of a given field, obtained by forming all polynomials in a specified element with coefficients contained in the given field.
- Simple fission
simple fission n. Division of the nucleus and then the cell body into two parts.
noun 1. a ratio of two integers. simple fraction noun 1. a fraction in which the numerator and denominator are both integers expressed as a ratio rather than a decimal Also called common fraction, vulgar fraction simple fraction (sĭm’pəl) A fraction in which both the numerator and denominator are whole numbers, such as 5/7 .
noun 1. a fracture in which the bone does not pierce the skin. simple fracture noun 1. a fracture in which the broken bone does not pierce the skin Also called closed fracture Compare compound fracture simple fracture n. See closed fracture.
noun 1. a fruit formed from one pistil. simple fruit noun 1. a fruit, such as a grape or cherry, that is formed from only one ovary simple fruit A fruit that develops from a single ovary in a single flower. Simple fruits may be fleshy or dry. There are three main kinds of fleshy […]