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on•to



Pronunciation: (on'tOO, ôn'-; unstressed on'tu, ôn'-), [key]
prep.
1. to a place or position on; upon; on: to get onto a horse.
2. Informal.in or into a state of awareness about: I'm onto your scheme.

adj.
Also,surjective. Math.pertaining to a function or map from one set to another set, the range of which is the entire second set.

onto-




a combining form meaning “being,” used in the formation of compound words: ontogeny.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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