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[ep-suh-lon-ney-ber-hoo d, -luh n- or, esp. British, ep-sahy-luh n-] /ˈɛp səˌlɒnˌneɪ bərˌhʊd, -lən- or, esp. British, ɛpˈsaɪ lən-/

noun, Mathematics.
the set of all points whose distance from a given point is less than some specified number epsilon.


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