What does it mean to be "killed by a power of p"

by foaly   Last Updated April 16, 2018 07:20 AM

What does it mean for a scheme $X$, an $\mathscr O_X$-module, or a ring $R$, respectively, to be "killed by a power of a prime $p$"?

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