Meaning of SUBSET in English

/sub"set'/ , n.

1. a set that is a part of a larger set.

2. Math. a set consisting of elements of a given set that can be the same as the given set or smaller.

[ 1900-05; SUB- + SET ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .