partially ordered set
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EnglishEdit
NounEdit
partially ordered set (plural partially ordered sets)
 (set theory) A set having a specified partial order.
 (set theory) Said set together with said partial order; the ordered pair of said set and said partial order.
Usage notesEdit
 The two senses are commonly used interchangeably, there rarely being a need to distinguish between the two entities.
SynonymsEdit
 poset
 See also Thesaurus:partially ordered set
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TranslationsEdit
set having a specified partial order

