inclusion relation

inclusion relation

[iŋ′klü·zhən ri‚lā·shən]
(mathematics)
A set theoretic relation, usually denoted by the symbol ⊂, such that, if A and B are two sets, A ⊂ B if and only if every element of A is an element of B.
Any relation on a Boolean algebra which is reflexive, antisymmetric, and transitive.
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Further, using subordinate characterization inclusion relation between [M.
Using subordinate characterization an inclusion relation between [M.
In this section inclusion relations for classes [M.
In this section two new classes are defined and inclusion relations of [delta]-neighbourhood of functions in the classes [M.
between mammal and squirrel), appears to be, on the one hand, a relation of schematicity (and, by the same token it reduces to "precision of specification" (Langacker 1991:61)), and on the other hand, a kind of inclusion relation, which obtains between a subset and a set.
Analysed in terms of the inclusion relation, the hierarchy in (2) is analogous to the type hierarchy (cf.