a set whose members are members of another set; a set contained within another set
With respect to another set, a set such that each of its elements is also an element of the other set.
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.
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 relationship of one set being a subset of another is called inclusion or sometimes containment.
The subset symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the subset symbol and its characteristic.
The numerical value of Subset in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Subset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Poetry is a subset of a Cosmos, which in itself, is a poem.
We're not focusing on a particular subset of patients, like Vertex's drug.
It's counter to common sense, but common sense is only based on a very small subset of the universe.
That said, we remain skeptical of directors that are overly focused on a single issue or represent a subset of shareholders.
The vast majority of money is actually repaid, on the order of 85 percent of it, but for a smaller subset of people, it can be a problem.
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Translations for Subset
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- Teilmenge, UntermengeGerman
- תת קבוצהHebrew
- sottogruppo, sottoinsiemeItalian
- subconjunto, subgrupoPortuguese
- подмножество, подгруппаRussian
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