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Definition of "bijection" [bijection]

  • Mathematics A function that is both one-to-one and onto. (noun)

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Use "bijection" in a sentence
  • "You can make each point have measure 1/2, for example, or assign whatever positive weights you like to each point (such measures are in bijection with functions from your base set to the positive reals)."
  • "Ω (mˆ) says that there is no bijection between the natural numbers and mˆ."
  • "If asked about the phrase “is a bijection,” she will go on to talk about collections of ordered pairs satisfying certain nice properties, and if asked about the term"
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