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Adjugate \Ad"ju*gate\, v. t. [L. adjugatus, p. p. of adjugare; ad + jugum a yoke.] To yoke to. [Obs.]


n. (context mathematics English) The transpose of the respective cofactor matrix, for a given matrix. One of the factors in calculating the inverse of a matrix. Commonly notated as adj('''A'''), where '''A''' is the given matrix. vb. (context obsolete English) To yoke an animal to something