# Glossary of order theory

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This is a glossary of some terms used in various branches of mathematics that are related to the fields of order, lattice, and domain theory. Note that there is a structured list of order topics available as well. Other helpful resources might be the following overview articles:

- completeness properties of partial orders
- distributivity laws of order theory
- preservation properties of functions between posets.

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*in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.***Appendix:Glossary of order theory**In the following, partial orders will usually just be denoted by their carrier sets. As long as the intended meaning is clear from the context, $\,\leq \,$ will suffice to denote the corresponding relational symbol, even without prior introduction. Furthermore, < will denote the strict order induced by $\,\leq .$