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< \[Precedes]
  • Infix ordering operator.
  • x

    y is by default interpreted as Precedes[x,y].
  • Used in mathematics to indicate various notions of partial ordering.
  • Often applied to functions and read "x is dominated by y".
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 3.10.4.
  • See also: \[PrecedesEqual], \[Succeeds], \[NotPrecedes].