Definitions

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  • noun set theory Of a set, the number of elements it contains.
  • noun data modeling The property of a relationship between a database table and another one, specifying whether it is one-to-one, one-to-many, many-to-one, or many-to-many.

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  • noun (mathematics) the number of elements in a set or group (considered as a property of that grouping)

Etymologies

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cardinal +‎ -ity

Examples

  • For example, it certainly depends on whether your set of trials is countably infinite or uncountably infinite (in other words the cardinality of your set of trials).

    A Short Critique of Bradley Monton's Paper

  • Thus, if you write card (N) = „µ 0 (read: aleph sub zero), his theorems justified calling the cardinality of the “second number class” „µ 1.

    The Early Development of Set Theory

  • (Newman 1928, 144) To see how this so-called cardinality constraint applies to ramseyfications of theories, note that in Carnap's hands, the non-observational part of reconstructed theories, their theoretical entities, were represented by “purely logico-mathematical entities, e.g. natural numbers, classes of such, classes of classes, etc.”

    Vienna Circle

  • At recess, one boy, Joshua, used a pointer to illustrate a math concept known as cardinality, by completing place settings on a whiteboard.

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  • One boy, Joshua, used a pointer to illustrate a math concept known as cardinality, by completing place settings on a whiteboard.

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  • At recess, one boy, Joshua, used a pointer to illustrate a math concept known as cardinality, by completing place settings on a whiteboard.

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  • One boy, Joshua, used a pointer to illustrate a math concept known as cardinality, by completing place settings on a whiteboard.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • One boy, Joshua, used a pointer to illustrate a math concept known as cardinality, by completing place settings on a whiteboard.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • One boy, Joshua, used a pointer to illustrate a math concept known as cardinality, by completing place settings on a whiteboard.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • One boy, Joshua, used a pointer to illustrate a math concept known as cardinality, by completing place settings on a whiteboard.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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