# superset

Noun

(*plural* supersets)

- (set theory)
*(symbol:*âŠ‡*)*With respect to another set, a set such that each of the elements of the other set is also an element of the set.*The set of human beings is a superset of the set of children.**The set of characters "LBPG" is a superset of the set of characters "PG".*

- (weightlifting) Two or more different physical exercises performed back-to-back, without a period of rest between them. The exercises may employ the same muscle group, or opposing muscle groups.

Antonyms

- (set theory): subset

## superset - Computer Definition

A group of commands or functions that exceed the capabilities of the original specification. Software or hardware components designed for the original specification will also operate with the superset product. However, components designed for the superset will not work with the original. Contrast with subset.