Extremal definition

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Having or characterized by extreme properties or conditions.

Extremal black holes.

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(mathematics) Having to do with extrema.
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(mathematics) Any solution to a variety of equations in the calculus of variations.
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(mathematics) Of or relating to maximal or minimal values or degrees of inclusiveness.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
extremal
Plural:
extremals

Origin of extremal