IN MATH: 1. adj. less than.

IN ENGLISH: 1. n. in a comparison of two things, the one with less of the quality or dimension being considered. EX. Michael is smaller than Henry. EX. Ron made smaller chocolate chip cookies this year.

APPLICATION: See list 0.

Write algebraically:
1. nine smaller than y
2. Nine is 12 smaller than y.
3. the smaller of 9 and 10
4. Nine is either the same value as or a smaller value than y.

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