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sub·set

 (sŭb′sĕt′)
n.
A set contained within a set.

subset

(ˈsʌbˌsɛt)
n
1. (Mathematics) maths
a. a set the members of which are all members of some given class: A is a subset of B is usually written A⊆B
b. proper subset one that is strictly contained within a larger class and excludes some of its members. Symbol: A⊂B
2. a set within a larger set

sub•set

(ˈsʌbˌsɛt)

n.
1. a set that is a part of a larger set.
2. Math. a set consisting of elements of a given set that can be the same as the given set or smaller.
[1900–05]

sub·set

(sŭb′sĕt′)
A set whose members are all contained in another set. The set of positive integers, for example, is a subset of the set of integers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subset - a set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set
set - (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
Translations
podmnožina
delmængde
osajoukko
delmängd

subset

[ˈsʌbˌset] Nsubconjunto m

subset

[ˈsʌbsɛt] nsous-ensemble m

subset

n (Math) → Teilmenge f

subset

[ˈsʌbˌsɛt] n (Math) → sottoinsieme m
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