partially ordered set

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partially ordered set

[′pär·shə·lē ¦ōr·dərd ′set]
(mathematics)
A set on which a partial order is defined. Also known as poset.

partially ordered set

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D'Artagnan, on his return, sent the twelve bottles of wine to the refreshment room of the Guards, with strict orders that great care should be taken of it; and then, on the day appointed, as the dinner was fixed for midday D'Artagnan sent Planchet at nine in the morning to assist in preparing everything for the entertainment.
La Ramee went out, but in five minutes one of the officers of the guard entered in compliance with the strict orders of the cardinal that the prisoner should never be left alone a moment.
The next night the British boys came again to renew the fight, but our men had had strict orders to remain on board and out of sight.
She has strict orders not to rise until her fire is lit, and having broken them there is a demure elation on her face.
So he sent off Amelia once more in a carriage to her mamma, with strict orders and carte blanche to the two ladies to purchase everything requisite for a lady of Mrs.
The ship in which I sailed, was the first ever known to be driven within sight of that coast, and the king had given strict orders, that if at any time another appeared, it should be taken ashore, and with all its crew and passengers brought in a tumbril to Lorbrulgrud.
Tom was like the rest of the respectable boys, in that he envied Huckleberry his gaudy outcast condition, and was un- der strict orders not to play with him.
At first she would have nothing to do with his wicked scheme, for she was of a good natural disposition; {30} moreover there was a bard with her, to whom Agamemnon had given strict orders on setting out for Troy, that he was to keep guard over his wife; but when heaven had counselled her destruction, Aegisthus carried this bard off to a desert island and left him there for crows and seagulls to batten upon--after which she went willingly enough to the house of Aegisthus.
The sentry who had fired, according to the strict orders of the garrison, naturally ran forward to find some trace of his quarry.
The police director said once a local police station receives information that an illegal numbers game was operating in the area, 'the town chief of police is under strict order to stop it under pain of severe sanction if he or she failed to do so.
He also again breached a strict order banning him from contact with girls under 17 - by texting a friend's 15-year-old sister.
This would result in total chaos where there should be strict order.