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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Google Cloud will provide the first line of support, working with CloudSimple to help enable customers to receive a streamlined product support experience, and their business-critical applications are supported with SLAs that enterprise customers need.
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The first line of support and implementation will be handled by both organizations, the companies said.
If you feel as I do, please drop a line of support to the unit.
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has unveiled a new line of Support Stands for its six major conveyor platforms.
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First line of support should be a telephone helpline, open during reasonable hours and not on premium rate.
But a second line of support formed easily because of Payne's connections to Atlanta's power structure, including Robert M.