lower bound

[ loh-er ]
/ ˈloʊ ər /

noun Mathematics.

an element less than or equal to all the elements in a given set: The numbers 0 and 1 are lower bounds of the set consisting of 1, 2, and 3.

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Science definitions for lower bound

lower bound

A number that is less than or equal to every number in a given set.
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