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Cantor set

noun, Mathematics
the set obtained from the closed interval from 0 to 1 by removing the middle third from the interval, then the middle third from each of the two remaining sets, and continuing the process indefinitely.
Also called Cantor ternary set.
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after G. Cantor Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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