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subspace
[
suhb
-speys]
/ˈsʌbˌspeɪs/
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noun
1.
a smaller space within a main area that has been divided or subdivided:
The jewelry shop occupies a subspace in the hotel's lobby.
2.
Mathematics.
a subset of a given
space
.
Also called
linear manifold
. a subset of a
vector space
which is itself a
vector space
.
a subset of a
topological space
, having the relative topology.
Origin of
subspace
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1925-1930
First recorded in
1925-30;
sub-
+
space
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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