relations n : mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups [syn: dealings]
- Plural of relation
- Plural of relation
Relation may refer to:
- Relation, a person to whom one is related, i.e. a family member (see also Kinship)
- Relation (mathematics), a generalization of arithmetic relations, such as "=" and "<", that occur in statements, such as "5 < 6" and "2 + 2 = 4". See also binary relation, triadic relation, relational algebra, theory of relations.
- In the relational model of databases, a set of tuples (also called rows), otherwise known as a table.
- Relation, in logic and philosophy, a property or predicate ranging over more than one argument. See also Logic of relatives, Relation of ideas, Relational theory, Relational philosophy.
relations in Czech: Relace
relations in German: Relation (Begriffsklärung)
relations in Spanish: Relación
relations in French: Relation
relations in Ido: Relato
relations in Italian: Relazione
relations in Dutch: Verhouding
relations in Japanese: 関係
relations in Russian: Отношение
relations in Simple English: Relation
relations in Vietnamese: Quan hệ
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