# subset meaning

[ 'sʌbset ] "subset" in a sentence

**Noun:****subset**'súb`set- 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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