Magma vs Groupoid - What's the difference?

magma | groupoid |


As nouns the difference between magma and groupoid

is that magma is magma while groupoid is (algebra) a magma: a set with a total binary operation.

magma

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (geology) The molten matter within the earth, the source of the material of lava flows, dikes of eruptive rocks, etc.
  • (mathematics) A basic algebraic structure consisting of a set equipped with a single binary operation.
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    groupoid

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (algebra) A magma: a set with a total binary operation.
  • (algebra, and, category theory) A set with a partial binary operation that is associative and has inverses and identities.
  • A groupoid is a category in which every morphism is an isomorphism.