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ex·trem·al

 (ĭk-strē′məl)
adj.
1. Mathematics Of or relating to maximal or minimal values or degrees of inclusiveness.
2. Having or characterized by extreme properties or conditions: extremal black holes.
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extremal

(ɪkˈstriːməl)
n
(Logic) maths logic the clause in a recursive definition that specifies that no items other than those generated by the stated rules fall within the definition, as in 1 is an integer, if n is an integer so is n+1, and nothing else is
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