**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

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

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

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

**Non-increasing sequence** — In mathematics a non increasing sequence is a type sequence, an ordered list of objects, with an additional property on the values of its items. The property of being non increasing is a local property in that if all adjacent items in the… … Wikipedia