Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

by Jerzy Trzeciak


[see also: alone, just, merely, single, solely

Assume that the only functions v, w satisfying (2) are v=w=0.

Then the one and only integral curve of L starting from x is the straight line l.

Here {x} is the set whose only member is x.

The problem is to move all the disks to the third peg by moving only one at a time.

However, only five of these are distinct.

Note that F is defined only up to an additive constant.

We need only consider the case...... [Or: We only need to consider]

The proof will only be indicated briefly.

We have to change the proof of Lemma 3 only slightly.

To prove (8), it only remains to verify that......

Thus X assumes the values 0 and 1 only.

Only for x=1 does the limit exist. [Note the inversion.]

If we know a covering space E of X then not only do we know that...... but we can also recover X (up to homeomorphism) as E/G.

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