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

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