distributive lattice

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distributive lattice definition

A lattice for which the least upper bound (lub) and greatest lower bound (glb) operators distribute over one another so that
a lub (b glb c) == (a lub c) glb (a lub b)
and vice versa.
("lub" and "glb" are written in LateX as \sqcup and \sqcap).

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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