[ tes-uh-rakt ]
/ ˈtɛs əˌrækt /


the generalization of a cube to four dimensions.


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Origin of tesseract

1885–90; < Greek tésser(es) four + aktís ray
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Scientific definitions for tesseract

[ tĕsə-răkt′ ]

A four-dimensional hypercube, having sixteen corners. See more at hypercube.
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