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subspace

[ suhb-speys ]
/ ˈsʌbˌspeɪs /
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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.
  1. a subset of a given space.
  2. Also called linear manifold. a subset of a vector space which is itself a vector space.
  3. a subset of a topological space, having the relative topology.
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Origin of subspace

First recorded in1925–30; sub- + space
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