equivalence class

noun Mathematics.

the set of elements associated by an equivalence relation with a given element of a set.

Nearby words

  1. equity stock,
  2. equity weighting,
  3. equity-linked policy,
  4. equiv.,
  5. equivalence,
  6. equivalence principle,
  7. equivalence relation,
  8. equivalency,
  9. equivalent,
  10. equivalent air speed

Origin of equivalence class

First recorded in 1950–55

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