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UNIVERSAL SET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does universal set mean? 

UNIVERSAL SET (noun)
  The noun UNIVERSAL SET has 1 sense:

1. (mathematics) the set that contains all the elements or objects involved in the problem under consideration

  Familiarity information: UNIVERSAL SET used as a noun is very rare.


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UNIVERSAL SET (noun)


Sense 1universal set [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(mathematics) the set that contains all the elements or objects involved in the problem under consideration

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context example:

all other sets are subsets of the universal set

Hypernyms ("universal set" is a kind of...):

set ((mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols)

Domain category:

math; mathematics; maths (a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement)


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