replacement set


Definition of replacement set

: 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 Plus, buying a modern stainless steel replacement set would cost several hundred thousand euros. Sylvie Corbet, Fox News, "Hidden underground world below French president put on view," 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, "Community news: Lincoln-Way Marching Band set for Mokena July 4 parade," 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, "Can Trump and Congress Make a Deal on Immigration?," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of replacement set

1959, in the meaning defined above

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“Replacement set.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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