symmetric difference
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English[edit]
Noun[edit]
symmetric difference (plural symmetric differences)
 (set theory) The set that contains all elements belonging to either of given two sets but not to the both; the relative complement of the intersection in the union of given two sets.
Usage notes[edit]
 In mathematical expressions, the symmetric difference of A and B is denoted by "A △ B" or "A ⊖ B."
Translations[edit]
set of elements belonging only one of given two sets
