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successor

Logic the element related to a given element by a serial ordering, esp the natural number next larger to a given one. The successor of n is n + 1, usually written Sn or

successor

[sək′ses·ər]
(mathematics)
For a vertex a in a directed graph, any vertex b for which there is an arc between a and b directed from a to b.
For a positive integer, n, the next integer, n + 1. Also known as consequent.

SuccessoR

(1)
A language for distributed computing derived from SR.

["SuccessoR: Refinements to SR", R.A. Olsson et al, TR 84-3, U Arizona 1984].

successor

(2)
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Or who should be the successor if the next of kin has neither the experience nor interest in running the company?
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Hitting back at Lalu over his succession theory, Pappu said, " Sons can be successors only in a monarchy.
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