Definitions for Constraintkənˈstreɪnt

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  1. constraint, restraint(noun)

    the state of being physically constrained

    "dogs should be kept under restraint"

  2. restraint, constraint(noun)

    a device that retards something's motion

    "the car did not have proper restraints fitted"

  3. constraint(noun)

    the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others

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  1. constraint(Noun)

    Something that constrains.

  2. constraint(Noun)

    A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Constraint(noun)

    the act of constraining, or the state of being constrained; that which compels to, or restrains from, action; compulsion; restraint; necessity

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  1. Constraint

    In mathematics, a constraint is a condition that a solution to an optimization problem is required by the problem itself to satisfy. There are two types of constraints: equality constraints and inequality constraints. The set of candidate solutions that satisfy all constraints is called the feasible set.

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  1. constraint

    In the context of joint operation planning, a requirement placed on the command by a higher command that dictates an action, thus restricting freedom of action. See also operational limitation; restraint.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Constraint' in Nouns Frequency: #1532

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