# positive linear functional

## EnglishEdit

### NounEdit

**positive linear functional** (*plural* **positive linear functionals**)

- (analysis) A kind of linear functional which "returns" a non-negative scalar when "fed" a non-negative function as "parameter."

**positive linear functional** (*plural* **positive linear functionals**)

- (analysis) A kind of linear functional which "returns" a non-negative scalar when "fed" a non-negative function as "parameter."