# subset meaning

EN[ˈsʌbˌsɛt]US

WSubset

- In mathematics, especially in set theory, a set A is a subset of a set B, or equivalently B is a superset of A, if A is "contained" inside B, that is, all elements of A are also elements of B. A and B may coincide.
- The subset relation defines a partial order on sets.
- The algebra of subsets forms a Boolean algebra in which the subset relation is called inclusion.

- NounPLsubsetsPREsub-
- (set theory) With respect to another set, a set such that each of its elements is also an element of the other set.
- The set of integers is a
**subset**of the set of reals. - The set {a, b} is a both a
**subset**and a proper**subset**of {a, b, c} while the set {a, b, c} is a**subset**of {a, b, c} but not a proper**subset**of {a, b, c}.

- The set of integers is a
- A group of things or people, all of which are in a specified larger group.
- We asked a
**subset**of the population of the town for their opinion.

- We asked a

- (set theory) With respect to another set, a set such that each of its elements is also an element of the other set.
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- Used in the Middle of Sentence
- We asked a
**subset**of the population of the town for their opinion. - The effect of the two VBFs on balance was studied through classical postural parameters and a
**subset**of stabilogram diffusion coefficients. - The set {a, b} is a both a
**subset**and a proper**subset**of {a, b, c} while the set {a, b, c} is a**subset**of {a, b, c} but not a proper**subset**of {a, b, c}.

- We asked a

- Used in the Middle of Sentence

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