Pullback

In mathematics, a pullback is either of two different, but related processes: precomposition and fibre-product. Its `dual` is pushforward. ==Precomposition== It is such a fundamental process, that it is often passed over without mention, for instance in elementary calculus: this is sometimes called omitting pullbacks, and pervades areas as diver.....
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Pullback

• (n.) That which holds back, or causes to recede; a drawback; a hindrance. • (n.) The iron hook fixed to a casement to pull it shut, or to hold it party open at a fixed point.
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pullback

tieback noun a device (as a decorative loop of cord or fabric) for holding or drawing something back; `the draperies were drawn to the sides by pullbacks`
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Pullback

[category theory] In category theory, a branch of mathematics, a pullback (also called a fiber product, fibre product, fibered product or Cartesian square) is the limit of a diagram consisting of two morphisms {math|f : X → Z} and {math|g : Y → Z} with a common codomain; it is the limit of the cospan {math|X→ Z ← Y}. The pullback is...
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Pullback

[differential geometry] Suppose that φ:M→ N is a smooth map between smooth manifolds M and N; then there is an associated linear map from the space of 1-forms on N (the linear space of sections of the cotangent bundle) to the space of 1-forms on M. This linear map is known as the pullback (by φ), and is frequently denoted by φ*. More g...
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Pullback

Pull'back` noun 1. That which holds back, or causes to recede; a drawback; a hindrance. 2. (Arch) The iron hook fixed to a casement to pull it shut, or to hold it party open at a fixed point.
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Pullback

The downward reversal of a prolonged upward price trend.
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Pullback

The downward reversal of a prolonged upward price trend.
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