infimum
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɪnˈfaɪməm/
  • (America) IPA: /ɪnˈfiːməm/, /ɪnˈfaɪməm/
Noun

infimum (plural infima)

  1. (mathematics) (of a subset) the greatest element of the containing set that is smaller than or equal to all elements of the subset. The infimum may or may not be a member of the subset.
Synonyms
  • greatest lower bound
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