Definitions for Constraintkənˈstreɪnt
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the state of being physically constrained
"dogs should be kept under restraint"
a device that retards something's motion
"the car did not have proper restraints fitted"
the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others
Something that constrains.
A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
the act of constraining, or the state of being constrained; that which compels to, or restrains from, action; compulsion; restraint; necessity
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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Make profit a constraint, not an objective.
The fact is, it's hard to know what the constraint is, at least without extremely distressed pricing.
Why has government been instituted at all Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of men will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice, without constraint.
Shenzhen's economic output is still doing well... despite a slowdown in the broader nation, supply constraint is also a big factor that drives home prices.
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Translations for Constraint
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- Einschränkung, BeschränkungGerman
- restricción, constreñimiento, limitaciónSpanish
- raja, rajoite, rajoitusFinnish
- èiginnScottish Gaelic
- costrizione, vincoloItalian
- begrensning, beskrankningNorwegian
- beperking, randvoorwaarde, inperking, begrenzingDutch
- ograniczenie, warunek, przymusPolish
- compulsão, restrição, coaçãoPortuguese
- constrângere, obligațieRomanian
- ograničénje, ограничење, usiljenost, усиљеностSerbo-Croatian
- kısıtlama, tahdit, sınırlamaTurkish
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