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Venn diagram

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noun \ˈven-\

Definition of Venn diagram

  1. :  a graph that employs closed curves and especially circles to represent logical relations between and operations on sets and the terms of propositions by the inclusion, exclusion, or intersection of the curves



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Origin and Etymology of venn diagram

John Venn †1923 English logician


First Known Use: 1918


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