diagram chasing

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diagram chasing (uncountable)

  1. (mathematics, somewhat informal) Proof in stages, each of which, in general, depends on the previous stages and can be visualized by means of a diagram of morphisms.
    To prove the five lemma, just use diagram chasing.

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Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 17:30