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minimum

Maths a value of a function that is less than any neighbouring value

minimum

[′min·ə·məm]
(mathematics)
The least value that a real valued function assumes.
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Besides, from December 1, 2013, the level of minimal salary and minimal age pension are to be upped.
A HG can have two or more minimal transversals with different cardinalities; see [T.
The Tri-Council Policy Statement [TCPS] defines minimal risk as follows:
This article considers the adequacy of the Tri-Council Policy Statement definition of minimal risk to demarcate appropriate dividing lines for the various purposes it serves.
Also a minimal surface, it looks like a pair of intertwined spiral slides--a double helix--at its core and it stretches away to infinity as a stack of sheets.
After eight weeks, patients who received traditional acupuncture reported significantly less pain and stiffness in the affected knee than patients who received minimal acupuncture.
After 8 weeks, the mean baseline-adjusted WOMAC score decreased to 27 in the acupuncture group and 36 in the minimal acupuncture group.
Minimal shear stress for pressure sensitive adhesives
Of the 15 percent that had attended universities, most were college dropouts and had minimal training in security management.
As a consequence, figurative and expressionist painting is excluded from this exhibition while everything else made between 1940 and 1980 makes the cut: Concrete art, Neo-concrete art, Neo-Plastic art, Kinetic art, Op art, American Minimal and post-Minimal art, New York Conceptual art, LA Abstract Classicism, Light and Space and Fetish Finish art, word art, book art, performance art, sound art, video art, Photoconceptual art, Earth art and any selection or combination of these "arts" given other names.