monotonically

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Adverb[edit]

monotonically (comparative more monotonically, superlative most monotonically)

  1. In a monotonic manner, pertaining to the Greek system of diacritics which discards the breathings and employs a single accent to indicate stress
  2. (mathematics) In a monotonic manner, of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its independent variable increases
    • Common Lisp HyperSpec, Function =, /=, <, >, <=, >=
      The value of <= is true if the numbers are in monotonically nondecreasing order; otherwise it is false.
      The value of >= is true if the numbers are in monotonically nonincreasing order; otherwise it is false.
    Because he never spent any money, his bank balance increased monotonically.