modulus of continuity

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modulus of continuity

[′mäj·ə·ləs əv ‚känt·ən′ü·əd·ē]
(mathematics)
For a real valued continuous function ƒ, this is the function whose value at a real number r is the maximum of the modulus of ƒ(x) - ƒ(y) where the modulus of x-y is less than r; this function is useful in approximation theory.
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