replacement set

noun

: a set of elements any one of which may be used to replace a given variable or placeholder in a mathematical sentence or expression (such as an equation)

Examples of replacement set in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each controller has top cases and button replacement sets in black and white, plus the two inner circuit boards that provide charging, input, vibration, and, of course, sockets with new potentiometers installed to fix stick drift. Kevin Purdy, Ars Technica, 1 Aug. 2023 It was made in Reading, Pennsylvania, during the Valley Forge encampment in the spring of 1778, as part of a replacement set for Washington’s initial campaign tents, which had worn out. Richard Grant, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 Jan. 2024 This is the equivalent of about 90 ink cartridges, says Epson, with each replacement set of bottles saving you up to $1,000 each time. Marc Saltzman, USA TODAY, 9 July 2022 If the pads are torn or otherwise unsalvageable, get a replacement set; most helmet makers offer them at a nominal price, even for some older models. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, 17 July 2021 Glorious sells a replacement set of button covers for $8. Scharon Harding, Ars Technica, 14 Apr. 2022 Plus, buying a modern stainless steel replacement set would cost several hundred thousand euros. Sylvie Corbet, Fox News, 15 Sep. 2018 Water main replacement set in Country Club Hills A groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. July 5 will mark the start of a water main replacement project in Country Club Hills. Staff Report, Daily Southtown, 28 June 2018 The president’s decision to ask legislators for a permanent DACA replacement sets up a high-stakes negotiation in which both parties will have to compromise. Michael Barone, National Review, 8 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of replacement set was in 1959

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“Replacement set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/replacement%20set. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

replacement set

noun
: a set of elements any one of which may be used to replace a given variable or placeholder in a mathematical sentence or expression (as an equation)
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