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partially ordered set
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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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partially ordered set
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1970-1975
1970-75
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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