[ ser-jek-shuhn ]
/ sərˈdʒɛk ʃən /
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Words nearby surjection
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British Dictionary definitions for surjection
/ (sɜːˈdʒɛkʃən) /
Derived forms of surjectionsurjective, adjective
Word Origin for surjection
C20: from sur- 1 + -jection, on the model of projection
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Scientific definitions for surjection
[ sər-jĕk′shən ]
A function such that each member of its range is mapped onto by a member of the domain. Compare bijection injection.
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