What does subset mean?

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  1. (set theory) With respect to another set, a set such that each of its elements is also an element of the other set.
  2. A group of things or people, all of which are in a specified larger group.
  1. (transitive) To take a subset of.
  2. (computing) To extract only the portions of (a font) that are needed to display a particular document.
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