[ loh-er ]
/ ˈloʊ ər /
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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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
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Words nearby lower bound
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Scientific definitions for lower bound
A number that is less than or equal to every number in a given set.
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