constraint

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Middle French constrainte, from verb constraindre (French: contraindre).

NounEdit

constraint (plural constraints)

  1. Something that constrains.
  2. (mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.

Derived termsEdit

  • constraint satisfaction

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Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 18:56