truth set

noun

: a mathematical or logical set containing all the elements that make a given statement of relationships true when substituted in it
the equation x + 7 = 10 has as its truth set the single number 3

Word History

First Known Use

1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of truth set was in 1940

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“Truth set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/truth%20set. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

truth set

noun
: a set in mathematics or logic that contains all the elements which when substituted into a given statement make it true
the equation x + 7 = 10 has as its truth set the single number 3
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