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boundary condition

Syllabification: bound·a·ry con·di·tion

Definition of boundary condition in English:

noun

Mathematics
A condition that is required to be satisfied at all or part of the boundary of a region in which a set of differential equations is to be solved.
Example sentences
  • Generation differences may provide a boundary condition for certain organizational theories, particularly those involving employees' social contracts.
  • In this work, the authors solved the spherical diffusion equation with a special boundary condition that models the presence of a single domain on a sphere.
  • The fact that we did not incorporate the boundary condition in equations 6 and 8 implies that our log-likelihood values are only approximate.

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