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subspace
[
suhb
-speys]
Word Origin
noun
a smaller space within a main area that has been divided or subdivided:
The jewelry shop occupies a subspace in the hotel's lobby.
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.
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Origin of
subspace
First recorded in
1925–30;
sub-
+
space
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018