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Cartesian product

noun, Mathematics
the collection of all ordered pairs of two given sets such that the first elements of the pairs are chosen from one set and the second elements from the other set: this procedure generalizes to an infinite number of sets.
Origin of Cartesian product
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Cartesian product

(maths, logic) the set of all ordered pairs of members of two given sets. The product A × B is the set of all pairs <a, b> where a is a member of A and b is a member of B Also called cross product
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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