lower bound

/loh"euhr/, Math.an element less than or equal to all the elements in a given set: The numbers 0 and 1 are lower bounds of the set consisting of 1, 2, and 3.
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lower bound — n. Math. a number that is less than or equal to every number in a set … English World dictionary
lower bound — noun (mathematics) a number equal to or less than any other number in a given set • Topics: ↑mathematics, ↑math, ↑maths • Hypernyms: ↑boundary, ↑edge, ↑bound * * * /loh euhr … Useful english dictionary
greatest lower bound — a lower bound that is greater than or equal to all the lower bounds of a given set: 1 is the greatest lower bound of the set consisting of 1, 2, 3. Abbr.: glb Also called infimum. * * * … Universalium
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bounded — «BOWN dihd», adjective. Mathematics. 1. (of a function) having both an upper bound and a lower bound, always less than some fixed number and also greater than some fixed number. 2. contained within some fixed closed curve. –bound´edness, noun … Useful english dictionary
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