Definition:Generated Submonoid/Generator

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Let $\struct {M, \circ}$ be a monoid

Let $S \subseteq M$.

Let $\struct {H, \circ}$ be the submonoid of $\struct {M, \circ}$ generated by $S$.

Then $S$ is known as a generator of $\struct {H, \circ}$.

Also known as

A generator of a submonoid $\struct {H, \circ}$ can also be referred to as a system of generators of $\struct {H, \circ}$.

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