coset

noun
co·​set | \ ˈkō-ˌset How to pronounce coset (audio) \

Definition of coset

: a subset of a mathematical group that consists of all the products obtained by multiplying either on the right or the left a fixed element of the group by each of the elements of a given subgroup

First Known Use of coset

1910, in the meaning defined above

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“Coset.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coset. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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