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bound

1
Logic (of a variable) occurring within the scope of a quantifier that indicates the degree of generality of the open sentence in which the variable occurs: in (x) (Fxbxy), x is bound and y is free

bound

2
Maths
a. a number which is greater than all the members of a set of numbers (an upper bound), or less than all its members (a lower bound)
b. more generally, an element of an ordered set that has the same ordering relation to all the members of a given subset
c. whence, an estimate of the extent of some set
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(g) BOUNDING 2: For each element of N compare the lower bound for the reaching time with the limitations (we get the lower bound during the calculation of the heuristics).
(h) BOUNDING 3: For each element Y of N, where the place of Y is P, get the list [L.sub.P] of the previously examined nodes in place P.
Bounding Main celebrates performing together for fifteen years by returning to the Bristol Renaissance Faire, one of its first venues.
A simple approach for explaining the superlinear convergence is based on bounding the iteration polynomial from the CG method by other, so-called composite polynomials, which leads to a family of bounds.
The idea of bounding parameters in the classic errors-in-variables model was first suggested by Frisch (1934) and extended by Koopmans (1937).
Bounding boxes are commonly used in computer graphics and other fields to improve the performance of algorithms that should process only the intersecting objects.
Examples of plyometric activities include leaping, bounding, and jumping.

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