Associations to the word «Subset»


SUBSET, noun. (set theory) With respect to another set, a set such that each of its elements is also an element of the other set.
SUBSET, noun. A group of things or people, all of which are in a specified larger group.
SUBSET CLASSIFIER, noun. (mathematics) A set which serves as the codomain of a characteristic function.
SUBSET CLASSIFIER, noun. (category theory) (uncountable) The subobject classifier restricted to the category Set.

Dictionary definition

SUBSET, noun. A set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.