partial order

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A partially ordered set with divisibility relation

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partial order (plural partial orders)

  1. (set theory) A relation that is reflexive, antisymmetric, and transitive.

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  • B. Dushnik and E. W. Miller, Partially Ordered Sets, Amer. J. Math. 63 (1941), 600-610.