Adjective "Nested" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Nested


    Definition:

    1. (of an ordered collection of sets or intervals) having the property that each set is contained in the preceding set and the length or diameter of the sets approaches zero as the number of sets tends to infinity.

    Examples:

    "loops can be nested."

    "statements can be nested."

    "sets can be nested."

    "programs can be nested."

    "primers can be nested."

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