infimum

infimum

[in-fahy-muhm, -fee-]
noun Mathematics.
greatest lower bound, Abbreviation: inf

Origin:
1935–40; < Latin, noun use of neuter of infimus lowest (superlative of inferus low)

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infimum (ˈɪnfɪməm)
 
n , pl -ma
the greatest lower bound

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infimum definition


greatest lower bound

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