Mathematical English Usage - a Dictionary

by Jerzy Trzeciak


[see also: importance, significance, relevance, interest

By interchanging <exchanging> the roles of X and Y, it follows that......

Here f takes over the role of the time parameter.

It turns out that these properties play no role in the proof.

In closing this section we take up a result which will play a pivotal role in the characterization of......

Its role is to rule out having two or more consecutive P-moves (on the grounds that they can be performed in one go).

a key <principal/significant/important> role

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