Definition of Cartesian product in English:

Cartesian product

Syllabification: Car·te·sian prod·uct

noun

Mathematics
The product of two sets: the product of set X and set Y is the set that contains all ordered pairs (x, y) for which x belongs to X and y belongs to Y.
More example sentences
  • A joint paper on symmetric products introduced an idea that modifies the definition of Cartesian product and leads to the construction of some curious manifolds.

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