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 E - Element

Element: (1) Simplest part of something. (2) In set theory: Item that belongs to a set. In set theory the relation of "is an element of" is primitive.


See also: Set Theory


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 Original: Aug 27, 2004                                                Last edited: 12 December 2011.   Top