tuple

(redirected from Elementary relation)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

tu·ple

 (to͞o′pəl, tŭp′əl)
n.
A generalization of ordered pairs, such as (-3, 4), and ordered triples, such as (0, -3, 5), in any dimension. An n-tuple is an ordered list of n numbers and can represent a point in n-dimensional space.

[From -tuple, as in quintuple or sextuple.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

tuple

(ˈtjʊpəl; ˈtʌpəl)
n
(Computer Science) computing a row of values in a relational database
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Translations
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
The existence of this latent knowledge is further proved by the interrogation of one of Meno's slaves, who, in the skilful hands of Socrates, is made to acknowledge some elementary relations of geometrical figures.

Full browser ?