set a limit

een limiet stellen (grens bepalen, grens trekken)

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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  • Set-theoretic limit — In mathematics, the limit of a sequence of sets A1 , A2 , ... is a set whose elements are determined by the sequence in either of two equivalent ways: *Using indicator variables, let xi equal 1 if x is in Ai and 0 otherwise. If the limit as i… …   Wikipedia

  • set a limit — determine or define a limit, make a border …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • set*/*/*/ — [set] (past tense and past participle set) verb I 1) [T] to put someone or something in a position, or to be in a particular place or position Tea s ready, he told them and set down the tray.[/ex] She set the baby on the floor to play.[/ex] 2)… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • set — vb 1 Set, settle, fix, establish mean to cause someone or something to be put securely in position. Set is the most inclusive of these terms, sometimes implying placing in a definite location, especially to serve some definite purpose {set a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • limit*/*/*/ — [ˈlɪmɪt] noun [C] I 1) the greatest amount or level of something that is possible or allowed The speed limit here is forty miles an hour.[/ex] There is a limit to what we can do in two weeks.[/ex] 2) the outer edge of an area No bombs landed… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Limit — Lim it (l[i^]m [i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Limited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Limiting}.] [F. limiter, L. limitare, fr. limes, limitis, limit; prob. akin to limen threshold, E. eliminate; cf. L. limus sidelong.] To apply a limit to, or set a limit for;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • limit — [lim′it] n. [OFr limite < L limes (gen. limitis), border, frontier] 1. the point, line, or edge where something ends or must end; boundary or border beyond which something ceases to be or to be possible 2. [pl.] bounds; boundary lines 3. the… …   English World dictionary

  • Limit 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… …   Wikipedia

  • Limit 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 …   Wikipedia

  • Limit 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 …   Wikipedia

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