equivalence class

noun

Definition of equivalence class

: a set for which an equivalence relation holds between every pair of elements

First Known Use of equivalence class

1952, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of equivalence class was in 1952

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“Equivalence class.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equivalence%20class. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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