Definition of equivalence class in English:

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equivalence class

Pronunciation: /iˈkwivələns ˌklas/


Mathematics & Logic
The class of all members of a set that are in a given equivalence relation.
Example sentences
  • Assertions had meaning in virtue of their verification conditions, and propositions were defined just as an equivalence class of sentences with the same verification conditions.
  • In general, it is fairly straightforward to define an equivalence class for events with physical definitions such as plane crashes, shark attacks, and lung cancer deaths.
  • One is what I call categorical, where a category defines an equivalence class.

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Syllabification: e·quiv·a·lence class

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