a map of a set to itself in which each element of a given subset of the set is mapped to itself.
[in-kloo-siv] /ɪnˈklu sɪv/ adjective 1. or encompassing the stated limit or extremes in consideration or account (usually used postpositively): from 6 to 37 inclusive. 2. including a great deal, or encompassing everything concerned; comprehensive: an inclusive art form; an inclusive fee. 3. enclosing; embracing: an inclusive fence. 4. Grammar. (of the first person plural) including […]
noun, Logic. 1. See under (def 2a).
noun, Biology. 1. the fitness of an individual organism as measured in terms of the survival and reproductive success of its kin, each relative being valued according to the probability of shared genetic information, an offspring or sibling having a value of 50 percent and a cousin 25 percent.
- Inclusive language
noun 1. language that avoids the use of certain expressions or words that might be considered to exclude particular groups of people, esp gender-specific words, such as “man”, “mankind”, and masculine pronouns, the use of which might be considered to exclude women