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mathematical system

[¦math·ə¦mad·ə·kəl ′sis·təm]
(mathematics)
A structure formed from one or more sets of undefined objects, various concepts which may or may not be defined, and a set of axioms relating these objects and concepts.
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Lush and sumptuous, 'Park' depicts a view of the greenest of green parks viewed from above and is centred in an intriguing, delicately painted abstract structure, perhaps an Oriental pavilion.
In light of ongoing debates concerning reference and conceptual identity, it may well be that these bodies of knowledge actually share, over and above contents specifically their own, some common abstract structure that is responsible for mediating causal relations required for determining reference.
En route to Costa Teguise, we head to the Monumento del Campesino (monument to the farmer), a 15m-high white abstract structure made from metal and created by the island's most famous artist Cesar Manrique.
The abstract structure of large tubes is a balance of forms which have relevance together, to each other, and also to the space around.
Chemistry is not the evolving, smooth science it is perceived as today: in the second half of the 20th century it actually went through a large transformation in which the solid chemical substance idea changed to an abstract structure, with the chemical reaction supplemented by physical methods and the chemist replaced by technical measurement devices.
Stasiuk's 1995 collection of short stories, Opewiesci galicyjskie, acquired cult status shortly after its publication due to its romantic, colorful, and nostalgic portrayal of the Bieszczady Mountains region and its colorful local characters--drunkards, tramps, vagabonds, prostitutes, and similar social scum left after the main employer of the region, State Farms, closed down following the 1989 political changes in Poland: "The system's logical and mechanical, as well as abstract structure shattered to pieces because Jozek and his brothers and sisters lived in it--a legion of all those who had been disinherited and liberated from the harsh dictates of morality, religion, and memory.
In the texts she examines from the earlier period (several of The Canterbury Tales and a few mystery plays), authors understand that the abstract structure of contract law does not always rake into account the unpredictability of the married couple as human agents, and the authors thus create situations that either exploit the weaknesses of this paradigm or show solutions that solve some of the inherent problems.
The Whitney show confirmed that Thompson's strongest works marry firm abstract structure to haunting, otherworldly images almost drowned in paint.
We may also increase women's confidence in using their own experiences and knowledge as the basis for making sense of the sprawling, abstract structure known as "the international political economy.
The previous (unknown) physical structure of a site is changed -- irrevocably changed (or destroyed) -- and a new (formally defined) abstract structure is given to them.
Beginning chapters are devoted to the abstract structure of finite dimensional vector spaces, and subsequent chapters address convexity and the duality theorem as well as describe the basics of normed linear spaces and linear maps between normed spaces.
When the soul of the world moves, it generates a harmonic series, t he so-called "heavenly music," which can only be reconstructed in ideal form and which constitutes the abstract structure of perceptible harmony.