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idempotent (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Unchanged when multiplied by itself: One times one equals one and is therefore idempotent no matter how many times it is multiplied.
2. Unchanged in value following multiplication by itself: Jack pressed the pause button on the remote control lots of times without any varied results, so that button could be said to be idempotent.
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