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upper bound
upper bound
^{}
noun
Mathematics
.
an element greater than or equal to all the elements in a given
set
: 3 and 4 are upper bounds of the set consisting of 1, 2, and 3. Compare
bound
^{3}
(
def 4
)
,
greatest lower bound
,
least upper bound
,
lower bound
.
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upper bound
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Science Dictionary
upper bound
A number that is greater than or equal to every number in a given set.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary
upper bound definition
An upper bound of two elements x and y under some
relation
<= is an element z such that x <= z and y <= z.
("<=" is written in
LaTeX
as
\sqsubseteq
).
See also
least upper bound
.
(19950215)
The Free Online Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
http://foldoc.org
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