cardinality

Noun

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Noun

**cardinality** (*plural* cardinalities)

- (
*set theory, of a set*) The number of elements a given set contains.*The empty set has a***cardinality**of zero.

**2006**, Michael Smithson, Jay Verkuilen,*Fuzzy Set Theory: Applications in the Social Sciences*, SAGE Publications, page 37 ↗,- For fuzzy sets, the concept of set size or
**cardinality**is both richer and more problematic than it is for crisp sets. It is richer because, as we shall see, we may use more than one kind of**cardinality**.

- For fuzzy sets, the concept of set size or
**2012**, Adolf Grünbaum, Robert S. Cohen, Marx W. Wartofsky,*Philosophical Problems of Space and Time*, 2nd Edition, Springer, page 487 ↗,- Clearly, in this example, the sensitivity to the
**cardinalities**takes the weaker form F[M(A)] = \overset{=}{A} of a single-valued function from the measure to the**cardinality**rather than the stronger form M(A) = f(\overset{=}{A}) of a function from the**cardinality**to the measure.

- Clearly, in this example, the sensitivity to the

- (
*data modeling, databases*) 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. - (
*religion*) The status of a cardinal.

- (
*in set theory*) power

- French: cardinalité
- German: Mächtigkeit, Kardinalität
- Italian: cardinalità, numerosità, potenza
- Portuguese: cardinalidade
- Russian: мо́щность (мно́жества)
- Spanish: cardinalidad

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