Cartesian product

noun

Definition of Cartesian product

: a set that is constructed from two given sets and comprises all pairs of elements such that the first element of the pair is from the first set and the second is from the second set

First Known Use of Cartesian product

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Cartesian product.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cartesian%20product. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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