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spare

1. a spare tyre
2. Tenpin bowling
a. the act of knocking down all the pins with the two bowls of a single frame
b. the score thus made
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However, finding the sparest coefficients is an NP-hard problem.
We will propose a sufficient and necessary condition to guarantee uniqueness of the solution to problem (4), which provides an important theoretical basis in studying the equivalence between problems (4) and (5) so that the sparest solution to the monotone LCP (1) can be found by solving problem (4).
Theoretically speaking, by using three dictionaries MCA can divide the signal into components depending on each dictionary of [[phi].sub.1],[[phi].sub.2], and [[phi].sub.3] as the sparest representation of all signals.
The sparest painting in that group, Number 32, 1950, shows his vernacular stripped down to its most skeletal, monochromatic fundamentals.
Strips rely on whittling down the pacing and story to its sparest form, and while many dismiss comic strips as "funnies" reliant only on punchlines, fans and creators know how poignant and true one four-panel strip can be.
So the sparse FIR filter design problem can be transformed into a combinatorial optimization problem, i.e., finding the sparest pattern that satisfies the prescribed constraints among all possible combinations of the sparse pattern [16].
The textual records in medieval England that mention suicide most often are those which contain the sparest emotional detail: legal documents.
This poem has Carter's sparest surface: piccolo, violin, viola, and marimba at its glassiest.
SOMETIMES the simplest character, expressed in the sparest prose, embarks upon life's most heroic journey.
But even more so, they are affected by the notion of "essential form" that permeated the entire Modernist era, the interest in describing subject matter in the sparest, most direct forms possible.
Under the assumption that the estimation of x is sparest, the intuitive estimator is
The sparest amount of notes or tangible signs that we shared some of our life experiences together.