rule (n)

**Definition:** (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

**Example:**
he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs.
he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials.

**Definition:** (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

**Example:**
he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs.
he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials.

**Definition:** (mathematics) a standard procedure for solving a class of mathematical problems

**Example:**
he determined the upper bound with Descartes' rule of signs.
he gave us a general formula for attacking polynomials.

rule (n)

**Definition:** a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

**Example:**
their principles of composition characterized all their works.

**Definition:** a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

**Example:**
their principles of composition characterized all their works.

**Definition:** a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

**Example:**
their principles of composition characterized all their works.

rule (n)

**Definition:** a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system

**Example:**
the principle of the conservation of mass.
the principle of jet propulsion.
the right-hand rule for inductive fields.

**Definition:** a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system

**Example:**
the principle of the conservation of mass.
the principle of jet propulsion.
the right-hand rule for inductive fields.

**Definition:** a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system

**Example:**
the principle of the conservation of mass.
the principle of jet propulsion.
the right-hand rule for inductive fields.

rule (v)

**Definition:** be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

**Example:**
Money reigns supreme here.
Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.

**Definition:** be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

**Example:**
Money reigns supreme here.
Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.

**Definition:** be larger in number, quantity, power, status or importance

**Example:**
Money reigns supreme here.
Hispanics predominate in this neighborhood.