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partially ordered set
Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
a set in which a relation as “less than or equal to” holds for some pairs of elements of the set, but not for all.
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totally ordered set
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well-ordered set
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Origin of
partially ordered set
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1970-1975
1970-75
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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partially ordered set
in Technology
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A
set
with a
partial ordering
.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
http://foldoc.org
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