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n-tuple

[ en-too-puhl, -tyoo-, -tuhp-uhl; en-too-puhl, -tyoo- ]
/ ɛnˈtu pəl, -ˈtyu-, -ˈtʌp əl; ˈɛn tʊ pəl, -tyʊ- /
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noun Mathematics.

a set of n objects or quantities, where n is an integer, especially such a set arranged in a specified order (ordered n-tuple ).

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Origin of n-tuple

N (the symbol in mathematics) + -tuple (extracted from words such as quintuple, octuple)

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n-tuple

noun

logic maths an ordered set of n elements
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