a relation defined on a set, having the properties that each element is in relation to itself, the relation is transitive, and if two elements are in relation to each other, the two elements are equal.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of partial ordering
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby partial ordering
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