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lemma

(lĕm′ə)
n.
The lower of the two bracts that enclose each floret in a grass spikelet.
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lemma

a grass bract that has the appearance of a GLUME and bears a flower in its axil.
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Section 4 contains more lemmas than the ones needed to prove Theorem 1 and even so in many places we know how to improve the lemmas by 1.
Since [absolute value of ([f.sup.(n)])] is r-convex function, for r [not equal to] 0, the use of Lemma 4 gives
The next result follows obviously from the proof of Lemmas 3 and 4.
In this subsection, we state some technical lemmas which are required in proof of the convergence analysis of the algorithm.
In order to prove our conclusions, we need several lemmas. The following [L.sup.p]-boundedness result for commutator [b, [T.sub.[OMEGA]]] on function spaces was proved in [25].
By the definition of Resistance-Harary index and by Lemma 1, we have
Some Lemmas. In order to prove Theorem 1.4, we need some lemmas.
[E.sub.3)](1; F') = [E.sub.3)](1; G'), by Lemmas 2.2,2.3,2.4 and 2.7 we get f [equivalent to] g.
By Lemmas 10 and 5, there is a constant C with [mathematical expression not reproducible] for all n.