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At the least
Least Least, a. [OE. last, lest, AS. l?sast, l?sest, superl. of l?ssa less. See Less, a.] [Used as the superlative of little.] Smallest, either in size or degree; shortest; lowest; most unimportant; as, the least insect; the least mercy; the least space. Note: Least is often used with the, as if a noun. I am the least of the apostles. --1 Cor. xv. 9. At least, or At the least, at the least estimate, consideration, chance, etc.; hence, at any rate; at all events; even. See However. He who tempts, though in vain, at least asperses The tempted with dishonor. --Milton. Upon the mast they saw a young man, at least if he were a man, who sat as on horseback. --Sir P. Sidney. In least, or In the least, in the least degree, manner, etc. ``He that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.' --Luke xvi. 10. Least squares (Math.), a method of deducing from a number of carefully made yet slightly discordant observations of a phenomenon the most probable values of the unknown quantities. Note: It takes as its fundamental principle that the most probable values are those which make the sum of the squares of the residual errors of the observation a minimum.

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- The method of least squares is a standard approach in regression analysis to approximate the solution of overdetermined systems (sets of equations in which...
- A least-concern species is a species that has been categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as evaluated as not being...
- In the science of measurement, the least count of a measuring instrument is the smallest value in the measured quantity that can be resolved on the instrument's...
- The least weasel (Mustela nivalis), little weasel, common weasel, or simply weasel is the smallest member of the genus Mustela, family Mustelidae and order...
- The least tern (Sternula antillarum) is a species of tern that breeds in North America and locally in northern South America. It is closely related to...
- At Least, at Last is an album from the band The Posies, released in 2003. At Least, at Last is a box set containing a "history" of The Posies b-sides,...
- The least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis) is a small heron, the smallest member of the family Ardeidae found in the Americas. The least bittern is one of...
- The Least Worst Of is a compilation album from Type O Negative. It contains previously released material alongside a number of unreleased tracks and remixes...
- The least auklet (Aethia pusilla) is a seabird and the smallest species of auk. It is the most abundant seabird in North America, and one of the most abundant...
- The least chipmunk (Neotamias minimus) is the smallest species of chipmunk and the most widespread in North America. It is the smallest species of chipmunk...