Associations to the word «Subgroup»


SUBGROUP, noun. A group within a larger group; a group whose members are some, but not all, of the members of a larger group.
SUBGROUP, noun. (group theory) A subset H of a group G that is itself a group and has the same binary operation as G.
SUBGROUP, verb. To divide or classify into subgroups

Dictionary definition

SUBGROUP, noun. A distinct and often subordinate group within a group.
SUBGROUP, noun. (mathematics) a subset (that is not empty) of a mathematical group.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne