(mathematics) the set that contains all the elements or objects involved in the problem under consideration
all other sets are subsets of the universal set
How To Use universal set In A Sentence
- You are rewarded for the discovery and characterisation of the green fluorescent protein, for first expressing GFP in fluorescent form in important model organisms and for the development of GFP and its homologues to a universal set of genetic tags for protein localisation, protein movement and protein interactions in the cells of all types of organisms. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2008 - Presentation Speech
- HTML was invented with the specific purpose of providing a universal set of tags for displaying of information.
- all other sets are subsets of the universal set
- Although its application was inevitably uneven, the Code Napoléon was intended to serve as a universal set of principles founded on reason.