trichotomy property

noun Mathematics.

the property that for natural numbers a and b, either a is less than b, a equals b, or a is greater than b.

Nearby words

  1. trichothecene,
  2. trichothiodystrophy,
  3. trichotillomania,
  4. trichotomic,
  5. trichotomy,
  6. trichroic,
  7. trichroism,
  8. trichromat,
  9. trichromatic,
  10. trichromatism

Also called law of trichotomy, trichotomy law, trichotomy principle. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019