(Topology) A collection of subsets ("basis elements") of a set, such that this collection covers the set, and for any two basis elements which both contain an element of the set, there is a third basis element contained in the intersection of the first two, which also contains that element.
Something, such as a fact or circumstance, that justifies:
A setting forth of facts, ideas, etc.; detailed explanation
The quality or condition of being rational; reasonableness or the possession or use of reason
A meaning that is conveyed, as in speech or writing; signification:
The definition of an account is a record of an ongoing relationship, debt or obligation.
A statement of causes or motives
A rule used to choose among solutions to a problem.
Some inner drive, impulse, intention, etc. that causes a person to do something or act in a certain way; incentive; goal
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