# lemma

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## lemma

(lĕm`ə): see theoremtheorem,
in mathematics and logic, statement in words or symbols that can be established by means of deductive logic; it differs from an axiom in that a proof is required for its acceptance.
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## lemma

[′lem·ə]
(botany)
Either of the pair of bracts that are borne above the glumes and enclose the flower of a grass spikelet.
(mathematics)
A mathematical fact germane to the proof of some theorem.

## lemma

(logic)
A result already proved, which is needed in the proof of some further result.
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We begin by proving three lemmas that will be imperative to the proof of our main result.
By Lemma 10, no integer part of K can have a support.
2] be the other two neighbors of u'; then by Lemma 1, we have
This meant that a solution modulo needed m steps by means of Hensel's lemma whereas it required log ( m ) steps using proposed technique.
Lemma 13 If T is a tree on at most 7 vertices, T has at most 2 vertices of degree greater than 2.
5] then Bob wins by Lemma 25 since d(b, [upsilon]) = 4.
The results that show a BF effect only in the case of words with productive morphemes are therefore the result of the indirect route (which accesses the lemmas of morphological constituents before the lemma of the complex word) being more effective than the direct route, but why is the direct route more effective than the indirect when complex words have unproductive affixes?
The issues surrounding the dispute have highlighted problems with Lemma s corporate governance and controls as well as the complexity and transparency of the ownership structure.
The building's sponsor, O L Washington LLC, did an exceptional job repositioning the development for the current market," said Lemma.
From the Beginning The son of a mechanic, Lemma was born in Addis Ababa, the middle child in a family of eight.
About constructive proofs of Sperner's lemma see  or .

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