cardinality


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cardinality

(ˌkɑːdɪˈnælɪtɪ)
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1. (Mathematics) maths the property of possessing a cardinal number
2. (Mathematics) maths logic (of a class) the cardinal number associated with the given class. Two classes have the same cardinality if they can be put in one-to-one correspondence
3. (Logic) maths logic (of a class) the cardinal number associated with the given class. Two classes have the same cardinality if they can be put in one-to-one correspondence
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Noun1.cardinality - (mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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cardinalidade
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