Definition of Subset

1. Noun. A set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set.

Generic synonyms: Set



Definition of Subset

1. Noun. (set theory) With respect to another set, a set such that each of its elements is also an element of the other set. ¹

2. Noun. A group of things or people, all of which are in a specified larger group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Subset

1. a mathematical set contained within a larger set [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subset

subseries
subserous
subserve
subserved
subserves
subserviate
subservience
subserviences
subserviencies
subserviency
subservient
subserviently
subservientness
subserving
subsessile
subset (current term)
subsets
subshaft
subshafts
subshell
subshells
subshift
subshifts
subshock
subshrub
subshrubs
subside
subsided
subsidence

Literary usage of Subset

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of ...edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"subset 3, consisting of 281 of these new beneficiaries, was retained for further ... From this subset, 600 beneficiaries were selected from the age 65 to 74 ..."

2. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"Since the only marks of our field are 0 and 1, any linear combination of the equations (H() would be merely the sum of a subset of these equations. ..."

3. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"Since the only marks of our field are 0 and 1, any linear combination of the equations (Ht) would be merely the sum of a subset of these equations. ..."

4. International Trade and Core Labour Standards by OECD Staff, Organization For Economic Cooperat OECD (2000)
"A subset X of M is called an analytic subset if for any jce M there are a neighborhood ... (iii) Let X be an analytic subset of M and U an open subset ofM. ..."

5. A Treatise on Leases: Explaining the Nature and Effect of the Contract of by Robert Bell (1820)
"... having subset his Farm. GEORGE THE FOURTH, by the grace of God, of the united ... that the said B has subset the said farm, and thereby incurred the ..."

6. Partial Evaluation and Automatic Program Generation by Neil D. Jones, Carsten K. Gomard, Peter Sestoft (1993)
"... A Partial Evaluator for a subset of Scheme This chapter describes partial evaluation of a subset of the dynamically typed functional language Scheme, ..."

7. Analysis of Censored Data: Proceedings of the Workshop on Analysis of by Hira L. Koul, J. V. Deshpande (1995)
"... Censored Data IMS Lecture Notes - Monograph Series (1995) Volume 27 Ranking and subset Selection Procedures for Populations With Censored Data: A Review ..."

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