monotonic decreasing

(of a function) always decreasing or remaining constant, and never increasing; contrast this with strictly decreasing

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  • monotonic — adjective /ˌmɒnəˈtɒnɪk,ˌmɑnəˈtɑnɪk/ a) of or using the Greek system of diacritics which discards the breathings and employs a single accent to indicate stress. b) said of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its… …   Wiktionary

  • Monotonic — Mon o*ton ic, Monotonical Mon o*ton ic*al, a. 1. Of, pertaining to, or uttered in, a monotone; monotonous. Monotonical declamation. Chesterfield. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) Always increasing or always decreasing, as the value of the independent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Monotonic function — Monotonicity redirects here. For information on monotonicity as it pertains to voting systems, see monotonicity criterion. Monotonic redirects here. For other uses, see Monotone (disambiguation). Figure 1. A monotonically increasing function (it… …   Wikipedia

  • decreasing monotonic — adjective consistently decreasing a decreasing monotonic function • Similar to: ↑monotonic, ↑monotone …   Useful english dictionary

  • monotonic — monotonically, adv. /mon euh ton ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or uttered in a monotone: a monotonic delivery of a lecture. 2. Math. a. (of a function or of a particular set of values of a function) increasing or decreasing. b. (of an ordered… …   Universalium

  • monotonic — mon•o•ton•ic [[t]ˌmɒn əˈtɒn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) of, pertaining to, or uttered in a monotone: a monotonic delivery of a lecture[/ex] 2) Math. a) (of a function or a particular set of values of a function) increasing or decreasing b) (of an ordered… …   From formal English to slang

  • monotonic — adjective Date: 1797 1. characterized by the use of or uttered in a monotone 2. having the property either of never increasing or of never decreasing as the values of the independent variable or the subscripts of the terms increase •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monotonic increasing — adjective (of a function) always increasing or remaining constant, and never decreasing; contrast this with strictly increasing …   Wiktionary

  • monotonic — /mɒnəˈtɒnɪk/ (say monuh tonik) adjective Mathematics (of a function) steadily increasing or steadily decreasing. Also, monotone …   Australian English dictionary

  • Monotone preferences — In economics, an agent s preferences are said to be weakly monotonic if, given a consumption bundle x, the agent prefers all consumption bundles y that have more of every good. That is, implies . An agent s preferences are said to be strongly… …   Wikipedia

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