best-case
adjective Date: 1973 being, relating to, or based on a projection of future events that assumes only the best possible circumstances <
a best-case scenario
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  • best-case — [best′kās′] adj. being the best that can possibly be expected; optimal [a best case scenario] …   English World dictionary

  • best-case — /best kays /, adj. being the best result that could be expected under the circumstances: The best case scenario shows her winning the nomination easily. Cf. worst case. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Best Case — Der Ausdruck Worst Case bezeichnet als Anglizismus den schlechtesten oder den ungünstigsten (anzunehmenden) Fall. In manchen Fällen spricht man auch vom GAU (größter anzunehmender Unfall). Das Gegenteil des Worst Case ist der Best Case, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • best-case — adj. Best case is used with these nouns: ↑scenario …   Collocations dictionary

  • best-case scenario — /ˈbɛst keɪs səˌnarioʊ/ (say best kays suh.nahreeoh) noun See scenario (def. 4) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Case analysis — is one of the most general and applicable methods of analytical thinking, depending only on the division of a problem, decision or situation into a sufficient number of separate cases. Analysing each such case individually may be enough to… …   Wikipedia

  • Best, worst and average case — In computer science, best, worst and average cases of a given algorithm express what the resource usage is at least , at most and on average , respectively. Usually the resource being considered is running time, but it could also be memory or… …   Wikipedia

  • Case Western Reserve University — Motto Thinking Beyond the Possible Established WRU: 1826 CIT: 1880 CWRU: 1967 Type …   Wikipedia

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