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surjection

noun sur·jec·tion \(ˌ)sər-ˈjek-shən\

Definition of SURJECTION

:  a mathematical function that is an onto mapping — compare bijection, injection 3

Origin of SURJECTION

probably from sur- + -jection (as in projection)
First Known Use: 1964

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