well-ordered


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

well-ordered

adj
1. (Logic) logic maths (of a relation) having the property that every nonempty subset of its field has a least member under the relation: less than is well-ordered on the natural numbers but not on the reals, since an open set has no least member
2. (Mathematics) logic maths (of a relation) having the property that every nonempty subset of its field has a least member under the relation: less than is well-ordered on the natural numbers but not on the reals, since an open set has no least member

well′-or′dered



adj.
arranged, planned, or occurring in a desirable way, sequence, etc.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-ordered - ordered well; "well-ordered work habits"
regular - in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"
References in classic literature ?
Possessing very distinctive traits of their own, they nevertheless took the general characteristics of the little community in which they dwelt; a town noted for its frugal, discreet, well-ordered, and home-loving inhabitants, as well as for the somewhat confined scope of its sympathies; but in which, be it said, there are odder individuals, and, now and then, stranger occurrences, than one meets with almost anywhere else.
Irradiation can damage structural materials made of well-ordered atoms packed in a lattice even obliterating its crystallinity.
The theoretical models for this behaviour describes charges lining up in either parallel lines or a well-ordered checkerboard pattern but until now it has been impossible to discern one from the other at the experimental level.
He added that there had been no obvious last-minute panic at drop-in centres, which had been well resourced and well-ordered, keeping waiting times to a minimum.
Bookindy embraces Amazon's well-ordered and familiar catalogue for browsing and allows you to buy the book from your local independent bookshop shop if you want to.
The fair includes many of well-ordered events displayed in the presence of certain global skin care specialists who took this opportunity to discourse some important tips on how to restore skin vitality.
That's right, in a well-ordered, adult life free of psychoactive substances.
Structured around the 75 largest US metropolitan areas, this extensive reference work provides well-ordered details on 2,888 suburbs across the country.
Many of these sarcomeres are connected in a well-ordered series to form myofibrils that span from one muscle end to the other.
It noted also the well-ordered running of the election during the day," PACE said in a statement Monday.
Optional filler panels are also available to achieve a neat well-ordered appearance.
What followed was a well-ordered drill by the Manzil pupils who made sure they didn't miss a beat.