Meaning of SUBSPACE in English


/sub"spays'/ , n.

1. a smaller space within a main area that has been divided or subdivided: The jewelry shop occupies a subspace in the hotel's lobby.

2. Math.

a. a subset of a given space.

b. Also called linear manifold . a subset of a vector space which is itself a vector space.

c. a subset of a topological space, having the relative topology.

[ 1925-30; SUB- + SPACE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .