greatest lower bound


noun

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. Abbreviation: glb

Nearby words

  1. greatest,
  2. greatest common divisor,
  3. greatest good for the greatest number,
  4. greatest happiness for the greatest number,
  5. greatest happiness principle,
  6. greatest thing since sliced bread,
  7. greatest-integer function,
  8. greathearted,
  9. greatheartedly,
  10. greatly

Also called infimum.

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