outer measure

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outer measure

[′au̇d·ər ′mezh·ər]
(mathematics)
A function with the same properties as a measure except that it is only countably subadditive rather than countably additive; usually defined on the collection of all subsets of a given set.
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The method employed here is basically parallel to that of [110, [11] combined with an observation in [9] that only a local estimate of the Caratheodory measure of an open set around the boundary point p is needed.