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permutation group

noun
1.
a mathematical group whose elements are permutations and in which the product of two permutations is the same permutation as is obtained by performing them in succession.
Origin of permutation group
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • The simplest example of a group is a permutation group, the set of all permutations of a collection of objects.

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