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power set

noun, Mathematics.
1.
the collection of all subsets of a given set.
Origin of power set
1950-1955
1950-55
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power set

noun
1.
(maths, logic) a set the elements of which are all the subsets of a given set
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powerset in Technology

mathematics
The powerset of a set S is the set of possible subsets of S, usually written PS.
(1994-11-08)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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