# axiom of countability

### noun Mathematics.

the property satisfied by a topological space in which the neighborhood system of each point has a base consisting of a countable number of neighborhoods (first axiom of countability) or the property satisfied by a topological space that has a base for its topology consisting of a countable number of subsets of the space (second axiom of countability).

## Nearby words

axio-, axiological ethics, axiology, axiom, axiom of choice, axiom of countability, axiomatic, axion, axioplasm, axioversion, axipetal

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