a set of subsets of a cover of a given set that also is a cover of the set.
subcrepitant sub·crep·i·tant (sŭb-krěp’ĭ-tənt) adj. Nearly or faintly crepitant. Used of a rale.
adjective 1. Physics. pertaining to a state, value, or quantity that is less than critical, especially to a mass of radioactive material. 2. being of less than critical importance. adjective 1. (physics) (of a nuclear reaction, power station, etc) having or involving a chain reaction that is not self-sustaining; not yet critical
adjective, Geology. 1. situated or occurring below the crust of the earth.
verb (used with object), subcultured, subculturing. 1. Bacteriology. to cultivate (a bacterial strain) again on a new medium. noun 2. Bacteriology. a culture derived in this manner. 3. Sociology. the cultural values and behavioral patterns distinctive of a particular group in a society. a group having social, economic, ethnic, or other traits distinctive enough to […]