# Definitions and Synonyms of *characteristic root of a square matrix* | Another word for *characteristic root of a square matrix* | What is *characteristic root of a square matrix? *

*Definition 1: (mathematics) any number such that a given square matrix minus that number times the identity matrix has a zero determinant - [noun denoting cognition]*

*Synonyms for characteristic root of a square matrix in the sense of this definition*

*(**characteristic root of a square matrix* is a kind of ...) a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed

*characteristic root of a square matrix*is a kind of ...) a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed

*"the value assigned was 16 milliseconds"*

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