principal branch


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principal branch

[′prin·sə·pəl ′branch]
(mathematics)
For complex valued functions such as the logarithm which are multiple-valued, a selection of values so as to obtain a genuine single-valued function.
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The style of these buildings evinces that the architect possessed neither the art of using lime or cement of any kind, nor the skill to throw an arch, construct a roof, or erect a stair ; and yet, with all this ignorance, showed great ingenuity in selecting the situation of Burghs, and regulating the access to them, as well as neatness and regularity in the erection, since the buildings themselves show a style of advance in the arts scarcely consistent with the ignorance of so many of the principal branches of architectural knowledge.
Thus, each of the principal branches of the federal government will owe its existence more or less to the favor of the State governments, and must consequently feel a dependence, which is much more likely to beget a disposition too obsequious than too overbearing towards them.
He informed that about Taka 3.50 lakh has been deposited with the 58 school banking accounts at the principal branch of SEBL.
Taking into consideration that the principal branch k = 0, from (16) and the stability conditions, it follows that the real part of the desired conjugate-complex pole can be selected within the boundaries
De Souza previously worked at the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) at its headquarters in Dakar, Senegal, and at its Principal Branch Office in Cotonou, Benin, and also served as a member of Benin's Parliament from 2011 to 2015.
is the lemniscatic map of E, where we take the principal branch of the nth root and where
Capitalism is in crisis, and so, entirely un-coincidentally, is professional sport, a principal branch of what I'm afraid we have to call the military-industrial-financial-media-entertainment complex.
It is used the following notations: hydraulic resistance modulus of the repression communication, [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; hydraulic resistance modulus of the portion of pipes between well's branching, [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; hydraulic resistance modulus of the confluences: on the side branch, [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; on the principal branch (collector), [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]; hydraulic resistance modulus of the bundle portion of pipe (nO), [M.sub.rleg] ; aquiferous's hydrodynamic level, [Z.sub.i]; energetic level in the going out section of collector, [Z.sub.p].
The anthology includes 12 parts (instead of the first edition's ten), each covering a principal branch of philosophy and expanded to include 12 excerpts instead of the original ten.
An executive with a broker-dealer affiliated with Principal Financial Group Inc., Des Moines, predicted that the original July 2003 proposal could have increased the number of Principal branch offices to 1,100, from 42.
The Lambert W function is therefore similar to the inverse trigonometric functions, in that it is a multi-valued function on a given domain, and a principal branch needs to be defined.
A study on principal branches of coronary arteries in humans.

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