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Man·del·brot set

 (män′dəl-brŏt′)
n.
The set of complex numbers C for which the iteration zn+1 = zn2 + C produces finite zn for all n when started at z0 = 0. The boundary of the Mandelbrot set is a fractal.

[After Benoit B. Mandelbrot (1924-2010), Polish-born American mathematician.]
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Mandelbrot set

(ˈmændəlˌbrɒt)
n
(Mathematics) maths a set of points in the complex plane that is self-replicating according to some predetermined rule such that the boundary of the set has fractal dimensions, used in the study of fractal geometry and in producing patterns in computer graphics
[C20: after Benoît Mandelbrot (1924–2010), French mathematician, born in Poland]
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Noun1.Mandelbrot set - a set of complex numbers that has a highly convoluted fractal boundary when plottedMandelbrot set - a set of complex numbers that has a highly convoluted fractal boundary when plotted; the set of all points in the complex plane that are bounded under a certain mathematical iteration
set - (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
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Mandelbrot set

[ˈmændəlˌbrɒtˌset] N (Math) → conjunto m de Mandelbrot
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Mandelbrot set

n (Math) → Mandelbrotmenge f
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