hyperspace

[hahy-per-speys]

noun Mathematics.

a Euclidean space of dimension greater than three.

Origin of hyperspace

First recorded in 1865–70; hyper- + space
Related formshy·per·spa·tial [hahy-per-spey-shuh l] /ˌhaɪ pərˈspeɪ ʃəl/, adjective
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Related Words for hyperspace

cyberspace, WWW, ARPANET, hyperspace, infobahn

British Dictionary definitions for hyperspace

hyperspace

noun

maths space having more than three dimensions: often used to describe a multi-dimensional environment
(in science fiction) a theoretical dimension within which conventional space-time relationship does not apply
Derived Formshyperspatial (ˌhaɪpəˈspeɪʃəl), adjective
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Word Origin and History for hyperspace
n.

"space of more than three dimensions," 1867, from hyper- + space (n.). A hybrid; correctly formed it would be superspace.

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