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subset
^{}
/
ˈsʌbˌsɛt
/
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[
suhb
set
]
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noun
1.
a
set
that is a part of a larger
set
.
2.
Mathematics
.
a
set
consisting of elements of a given
set
that can be the same as the given
set
or smaller.
Origin:
1900–05;
sub
+
set
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subsets
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World English Dictionary
subset
(ˈsʌbˌsɛt)
—
n
1.
maths
a. a set the members of which are all members of some given class:
A is a subset of B
is usually written A⊆B
b.
proper subset
A⊂B
one that is strictly contained within a larger class and excludes some of its members
2.
a set within a larger set
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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Etymonline
Word Origin & History
subset
"subordinate set," 1902, from
sub
+
set
(n.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
subset
(sŭb'sět')
Pronunciation Key
A
set
whose members are all contained in another set. The set of positive
integers
, for example, is a subset of the set of integers.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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Example sentences
for subsets
Vehicle and boat registration fees are
subsets
of this kind of tax.
So far, this has only been done for restricted
subsets
of python.
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