Definition: A function from a partially ordered domain to a partially ordered range such that x ≤ y implies f(x) ≥ f(y).
See also monotonically increasing, strictly decreasing.
Note: After [CLR90, page 32].
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Paul E. Black, "monotonically decreasing", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 6 February 2006. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/monotonicallyDecreasing.html