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  • 121Limit superior and limit inferior — In mathematics, the limit inferior (also called infimum limit, liminf, inferior limit, lower limit, or inner limit) and limit superior (also called supremum limit, limsup, superior limit, upper limit, or outer limit) of a sequence can be thought… …

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  • 122Limit of a function — x 1 0.841471 0.1 0.998334 0.01 0.999983 Although the function (sin x)/x is not defined at zero, as x becomes closer and closer to zero, (sin x)/x becomes arbitrarily close to 1. It is said that the limit of (sin x)/x as x approache …

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  • 123Limit (category theory) — In category theory, a branch of mathematics, the abstract notion of a limit captures the essential properties of universal constructions such as products and inverse limits. The dual notion of a colimit generalizes constructions such as disjoint… …

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  • 124Limit (mathematics) — This is an overview of the idea of a limit in mathematics. For specific uses of a limit, see limit of a sequence and limit of a function. In mathematics, the concept of a limit is used to describe the value that a function or sequence approaches… …

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  • 125Limit point — In mathematics, a limit point (or accumulation point) of a set S in a topological space X is a point x in X that can be approximated by points of S in the sense that every neighbourhood of x with respect to the topology on X also contains a point …

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  • 126Limit of a sequence — n n sin(1/n) 1 0.841471 2 0.958851 ... 10 0.998334 ... 100 0.999983 As the positive integer n becomes larger and larger …

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  • 127Limit-Order — Orderzusätze oder Handelsoptionen sind Bezeichnungen, die eine Wertpapierorder genauer bezeichnen und bestimmte Bedingungen stellen, unter denen diese Order ausgeführt werden soll. Es gibt generell die Unterscheidung zwischen unlimitierten und… …

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  • 128Limit (music) — In music theory, limit or harmonic limit is a way of characterizing the harmony found in a piece or genre of music, or the harmonies that can be made using a particular scale. The term was introduced by Harry Partch, who used it to give an upper… …

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  • 129Limit set — In mathematics, especially in the study of dynamical systems, a limit set is the state a dynamical system reaches after an infinite amount of time has passed, by either going forward or backwards in time. Limit sets are important because they can …

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  • 130Limit cardinal — In mathematics, limit cardinals are a type of cardinal number.With the cardinal successor operation defined, we can define a limit cardinal in analogy to that for limit ordinals: λ is a (weak) limit cardinal if and only if λ is neither a… …

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  • 131limit order — An order in which the customer sets a limit on the price and/or time of execution. Chicago Board of Trade glossary An order to buy a stock at or below a specified price, or to sell a stock at or above a specified price. For instance, you could… …

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  • 132Limit ordinal — A limit ordinal is an ordinal number which is neither zero nor a successor ordinal. Various equivalent ways to express this are: *It cannot be reached via the ordinal successor operation S ; in precise terms, we say lambda; is a limit ordinal if… …

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  • 133Limit-cycle — Attracting limit cycle and its Poincaré map In mathematics, in the area of dynamical systems, a limit cycle on a plane or a two dimensional manifold is a closed trajectory in phase space having the property that at least one other trajectory… …

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  • 134Limit point compact — In mathematics, particularly topology, limit point compactness is a certain condition on a topological space which generalizes some features of compactness. In a metric space, limit point compactness, compactness, and sequential compactness are… …

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  • 135Limit (Poker) — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder Einzelnachweisen) versehen. Die fraglichen Angaben werden daher möglicherweise demnächst gelöscht. Hilf Wikipedia, indem du die Angaben recherchierst und… …

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  • 136Limit order — An order to buy a stock at or below a specified price or to sell a stock at or above a specified price. For instance, you could tell a broker Buy me 100 shares of XYZ Corp at $8 or less or to sell 100 shares of XYZ at $10 or better. The customer… …

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  • 137Limit or extend limits of debate — The motion to limit or extend limits of debate is used to modify the rules of debate. Contents 1 Explanation and Use 1.1 Robert s Rules of Order Newly Revised 1.2 The Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedure …

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  • 138Limit Order — An order placed with a brokerage to buy or sell a set number of shares at a specified price or better. Limit orders also allow an investor to limit the length of time an order can be outstanding before being canceled. Depending on the direction… …

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  • 139Limit-preserving function (order theory) — In the mathematical area of order theory, one often speaks about functions that preserve certain limits, i.e. certain suprema or infima. Roughly speaking, these functions map the supremum/infimum of a set to the supremum/infimum of the image of… …

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  • 140Limit (poker) — Le terme Limit (« mise limitée » en anglais) définit un système d enchères du jeu de Poker. Une partie en Limit indique donc aux joueurs que le montant et le nombre des mises sont limitées, à la différence des parties en No Limit… …

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