well-order

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well-order (plural well-orders)

  1. (mathematics) A total order of which every nonempty subset has a least element.

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well-order (third-person singular simple present well-orders, present participle well-ordering, simple past and past participle well-ordered)

  1. (mathematics, transitive) To impose a well-order on (a set).