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clique

[klēk]
(mathematics)
In a graph, a complete subgraph of that graph.

Clique

 

a group of people striving to achieve by any available means base, selfish aims (for example, a court clique or fascist clique).

clique

(mathematics)
A maximal totally connected subgraph. Given a graph with nodes N, a clique C is a subset of N where every node in C is directly connected to every other node in C (i.e. C is totally connected), and C contains all such nodes (C is maximal). In other words, a clique contains all, and only, those nodes which are directly connected to all other nodes in the clique.

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A Jump Out Boys member who spoke to the paper insisted the group was a positive force within the sheriff's office, saying the secret cops' clique "promoted hard work and bravery.
Plusieurs chercheurs non interviewes peuvent etre regroupes dans une meme clique alors que nous ignorons si ces individus ont effectivement une relation entre eux.
Our main results for the clique number [omega](G(n, [tau])) are established as follows.
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We can define a sequence of folding on G until we have a clique of order k.
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It's good the way that after you have succeeded in being part of a clique bar you go to their parties and something big always happens at every one.
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Clique members socialize and interact almost exclusively with one another, albeit not necessarily in positive ways.
I went to a regular middle school, and that's probably where cliques are the worst.
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