Lindelöf space

[lin-duh-lof, -lawf, -lœf]

noun Mathematics.

a topological space having the property that every cover consisting of open sets has a subcover consisting of a countable number of subsets.

Origin of Lindelöf space

after Ernst Lindelöf (1870–1946), Finnish topologist

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