Subset Definition
sŭbsĕt
subsets
noun
A mathematical set in which every element in the set is also contained in a larger set or in an equal set.
The even numbers are a subset of the whole numbers.
Webster's New World
Any group that is part of a larger group.
A small but vocal subset of the city's dog owners.
Webster's New World
Subset is defined as a portion, particularly in mathematics.
An example of subset is a classroom to an entire school.
An example of subset is {4, 5, 6} from {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9}.
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Origin of Subset

From sub +"Ž set
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