# be+directed

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**directed**— adjective Date: 1891 1. subject to supervision or regulation < a directed reading program for students > 2. having a positive or negative sense < directed line segment > • directedness …52

**Directed relation**— A directed relation or confluent relation is a mathematical relation in which::(w,x,y,z in X) (x)(y)(z)((Rxy and Rxz) imp (existw)(Ryw and Rzw))Also called diamond, amalgamation, weakly directed, or directly confluent …53

**directed path**— noun In a directed graph, a path in which the edges are all oriented in the same direction. A path x rarr;y rarr;z is a directed path. Ant: undirected path …54

**directed**— Guided, regulated, controlled. As used in a statute by which someone is directed to perform an act, the word, if standing alone, may well be construed as implying something mandatory, but other words in the context may so control it as to give it …55

**directed verdict**— A verdict which a jury returns as directed by the court. 53 Am J1st Trial §§ 332 et seq. See motion for directed verdict …56

**Directed acyclic graph**— Graphe acyclique orienté Un exemple de graphe acyclique orienté Dans la théorie des graphes, un graphe acyclique orienté (en anglais directed acyclic graph ou DAG) identifie un graphe qui ne possède pas de cycle, et dont les arcs sont orientés.… …57

**directed**— directedness, n. /di rek tid, duy /, adj. 1. guided, regulated, or managed: a carefully directed program. 2. subject to direction, guidance, regulation, etc. 3. Math. having positive or negative direction or orientation assigned. [1530 40; DIRECT …58

**directed graph**— noun A graph in which the edges are ordered pairs, so that, if the edge (a, b) is in the graph, the edge (b, a) need not be in the graph and is distinct from (a, b) if it is. A directed graph (A,R) is a set of vertices A together with an… …59

**directed edge**— noun An ordered pair of nodes; intuitively can be presented as an edge of a directed graph. Syn: arc, arrow, category theory …60

**directed**— adjective a) In a manner emphasizing ones point of view. b) Having the properties of a directed graph. Ant: undirected …