Definition of Cardinality

1. Noun. (mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping).

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Generic synonyms: Number



Definition of Cardinality

1. Noun. (set theory) Of a set, the number of elements it contains. ¹

2. Noun. (data modeling) The property of a relationship between a database table and another one, specifying whether it is one-to-one, one-to-many, many-to-one, or many-to-many. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cardinality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cardinality

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Literary usage of Cardinality

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1. Real Analysis by Andrew M. Bruckner, Judith B. Bruckner, Brian S. Thomson (1997)
"The cardinality of fl (ie, the cardinality of -X"\{il} or, the same thing, the cardinality of X) is HI. Unless we assume the continuum hypothesis, ..."

2. Empirical Processes: Theory and Applications by David Pollard (1990)
"We have now shown that the modification in the first coordinate of the 77 map reduces the cardinality of the corresponding K(A). A similar modification of ..."

3. The Praxis of Alain Badiou by Paul Ashton, A J Bartlett, Justin Clemens (2006)
"The cardinal number associated with CO is Xo, aleph null, and all ordinal sets using the first two methods of construction share the same cardinality.16 ..."

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