Cantor set

noun Mathematics.

the set obtained from the closed interval from 0 to 1 by removing the middle third from the interval, then the middle third from each of the two remaining sets, and continuing the process indefinitely.

Origin of Cantor set

after G. Cantor
Also called Cantor ternary set. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019