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[hahy-per-pleyn, hahy-per-pleyn]
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noun Mathematics.
  1. a subspace of a vector space that has dimension one less than the dimension of the vector space.
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Origin of hyperplane

First recorded in 1900–05; hyper- + plane1
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperplane


  1. maths a higher dimensional analogue of a plane in three dimensions. It can be represented by one linear equation
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