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calculus of variations

Syllabification: cal·cu·lus of var·i·a·tions

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Definition of calculus of variations in English:

noun

A form of calculus applied to expressions or functions in which the law relating the quantities is liable to variation, especially to find what relation between the variables makes an integral a maximum or a minimum.

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