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permutation

See also: Permutation

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From Old French permutacion (French: permutation).

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permutation (plural permutations)

  1. (mathematics) A one-to-one mapping from a finite set to itself.
    This permutation takes each element to the one following it, with the last mapped back to the first.
  2. (mathematics, combinatorics) An ordering of a finite set of distinct elements.
    There are six permutations of three elements, e.g. {abc, acb, bac, bca, cab, cba}.
  3. (music) A transformation of a set's prime form, by applying one or more of certain operations, specifically, transposition, inversion, and retrograde.

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From Latin permutationem (nominative: permutatio), from permutatus (past participle of permutare).

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permutation f (plural permutations)

  1. permutation

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permutation c

  1. permutation; one-to-one mapping of a finite set to itself
  2. permutation; an ordering of a finite set of distinct elements

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