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cardinality

[ kahr-dn-al-i-tee ]

noun

, Mathematics.
, plural car·di·nal·i·ties.
  1. (of a set) the cardinal number indicating the number of elements in the set.


cardinality

/ ˌkɑːdɪˈnælɪtɪ /

noun

  1. maths the property of possessing a cardinal number
  2. maths logic (of a class) the cardinal number associated with the given class. Two classes have the same cardinality if they can be put in one-to-one correspondence


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cardinality1

First recorded in 1930–35; cardinal + -ity

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