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ordered n-tuple

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noun
  1. Mathematics. See under n-tuple.

Origin of ordered n-tuple

First recorded in 1960–65

n-tuple

[en-too-puh l, -tyoo-, -tuhp-uh l; en-too-puh l, -tyoo-]
noun Mathematics.
  1. a set of n objects or quantities, where n is an integer, especially such a set arranged in a specified order (ordered n-tuple).

Origin of n-tuple

N (symbol, def. 5) + -tuple (extracted from words such as quintuple, octuple)
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British Dictionary definitions for ordered n-tuple

n-tuple

noun
  1. logic maths an ordered set of n elements
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