negative with respect to a measure

negative with respect to a measure

[¦neg·əd·iv withri¦spekt tü ə ′mezh·ər]
(mathematics)
A set A is negative with respect to a signed measure m if, for every measurable set B, the intersection of A and B, AB, is measurable and m (AB) ≤ 0.
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