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bounded

[boun-did] /ˈbaʊn dɪd/
adjective
1.
having bounds or limits.
2.
Mathematics.
  1. (of a function) having a range with an upper bound and a lower bound.
  2. (of a sequence) having the absolute value of each term less than or equal to some specified positive number.
  3. (of the variation of a function) having the variation less than a positive number.
Origin of bounded
1590-1600
1590-1600; bound3 + -ed2
Related forms
boundedly, adverb
boundedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for boundedly

bounded

/ˈbaʊndɪd/
adjective (maths)
1.
(of a set) having a bound, esp where a measure is defined in terms of which all the elements of the set, or the differences between all pairs of members, are less than some value, or else all its members lie within some other well-defined set
2.
(of an operator, function, etc) having a bounded set of values
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