Line of Support

line of support

[′līn əv sə′pȯrt]
(mathematics)
Relative to a convex region in a plane, a line that contains at least one point of the region but is such that a half-plane on one side of the line contains no points of the region.

Line of Support

 

A line of support relative to a set M in the plane at a point A of M is a line passing through A such that M lies entirely on one side of the line, or, more precisely, in one of the closed half planes determined by the line. The line of support is very important in the study of the properties of convex regions in the plane.

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The it infrastructure helpdesk contractor will be the first line of support in dealing with these queries.
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The addition of the TimberWolf 9730 and TimberWolf 9740 adds to Alexandria's complete line of support for StorageTek's 4400 ACS, Extended Store, PowerHorn, TimberWolf family Nearline(R) storage libraries.
In addition, Minolta will provide first line of support to customers and field sales and service personnel, with Action providing second line support.
We are committed to providing tools developers with early access to new products' core technology, and are delighted that Microware has developed this full line of support tools,'' said Jim Reinhart, manager of marketing and systems engineering for the Motorola High Performance Embedded Systems Division.