settheoretic difference
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settheoretic difference (plural settheoretic differences)
 (set theory) Given two sets A and B, the settheoretic difference of A and B is the set that contains exactly those elements belonging to A but not to B; the relative complement of B in A.
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 In mathematical expressions, the settheoretic difference of A and B is denoted by "A  B."
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set operation
