IN MATH: 1. n. a set of ordered pairs. 2. n. a rule which pairs one set of numbers with itself or another set of numbers. EX. Generate three ordered pairs using the relation y = 5x. 3. n. causal connection.

IN ENGLISH: 1. n. a relative. 2. n. a pairing up or a connection. EX. Uncle Chris is my relation through my mother.
APPLICATION: See list 240.
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