subset meaning

[ 'sʌbset ]   "subset" in a sentence
  • Noun: subset  'súb`set
    1. A set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set

    Derived forms: subsets

    Type of: set

    Encyclopedia: Subset

  • [Electronics]
    1. In statistics and set theory, a set whose members are all contained in a larger set.
    2. A telephone handset or deskset (subscriber’s set).
    3. A modulator/demodulator for making business machines compatible with telephone circuits.

  • [Computer]
    Like a U on its right side with a line under it. For sets x and y, x \subseteq y if all elements of x are also elements of y.


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  1. a subset s of a ring a is a subring of a.
  2. the null subset corresponds to the term 1.
  3. the subsets in a partition are called cells.
  4. v'is a nonempty subset of v.
  5. this would enable the production of subset catalogues by subject.

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