Greater vs Minorant - What's the difference?

greater | minorant |


As an adjective greater

is (great).

As a noun minorant is

(mathematics) a function, all of whose values are not greater than the corresponding values of another function.

greater

English

Adjective

(head)
  • (great)
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-26, author= Nick Miroff
  • , volume=189, issue=7, page=32, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Mexico gets a taste for eating insects […] , passage=The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters such as ostrich, wild boar and crocodile. Only the city zoo offers greater species diversity.}}
  • Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area ; (of a city) metropolitan.
  • * 1990 , Geza Peter Lauter & Chikara Higashi, Internationalization of the Japanese Economy , ISBN 0792390520, p. 285
  • *:more than 25 percent of the country's population live there.
  • * 1997 , Virginia Boucher, Interlibrary Loan Practices Handbook , ISBN 0838906672, p. 98
  • *:located in the greater Midwest.
  • * 2004 , Richard Alan Meckel & Heather Munro Prescott, Children and Youth in Sickness and in Health: A Historical Handbook and Guide , ISBN 0313330417, p. 201
  • The rate in isolated counties was about a third higher than in the greater metropolitan counties.

    Statistics

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    minorant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mathematics) A function, all of whose values are not greater than the corresponding values of another function
  • See also

    * majorant ----