- ordered n-tuple
- A generalization of the notion of an ordered pair to sequences of n objects. The ordered n-tuple < x 1… x n > can be treated as < < x 1… x n–1 >, x n >, i.e. the ordered pair that has the first n – 1 objects as first member, and the nth object as second.
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