fuzzy set

noun

Definition of fuzzy set

: a mathematical set with the property that an object can be a member of the set, not a member of the set, or any of a continuum of states of being a partial member of the set

Recent Examples of fuzzy set from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'fuzzy set.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of fuzzy set

1964

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Learn More about fuzzy set


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fuzzy set? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

soothing, mild, or foolish

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name More Food!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!