- the generalization of a cube to four dimensions.
Origin of tesseract
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A line has one dimension, a square has two, a cube has three, and a tesseract has four.
A cube can be unfolded into six squares, and a tesseract unfolds to eight cubes.
Something—something like a Klein Bottle—or a tesseract—or maybe both of them together.What Rough Beast?
The hypercube or tesseract is described by moving the generating cube in the direction in which the fourth dimension extends.The Mystery of Space
Robert T. Browne
When pressure is applied, it folds up into a tesseract so that it takes up less room and relieves the pressure.
- A four-dimensional hypercube, having sixteen corners. See more at hypercube.