Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   

Tip: Click Thesaurus above for synonyms. Also, follow synonym links within the dictionary to find definitions from other sources.

1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
set theory
    n 1: the branch of pure mathematics that deals with the nature
         and relations of sets

2. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018)
set theory

    A mathematical formalisation of the theory of
   "sets" (aggregates or collections) of objects ("elements" or
   "members").  Many mathematicians use set theory as the basis
   for all other mathematics.

   Mathematicians began to realise toward the end of the 19th
   century that just doing "the obvious thing" with sets led to
   embarrassing paradoxes, the most famous being Russell's
   Paradox.  As a result, they acknowledged the need for a
   suitable axiomatisation for talking about sets.  Numerous
   such axiomatisations exist; the most popular among ordinary
   mathematicians is Zermelo Fränkel set theory.

   <The beginnings of set theory>.


Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2022 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy