Euclidian space
Euclidian Eu*clid"i*an, n. Related to Euclid, or to the geometry of Euclid. [1913 Webster]

{Euclidian space} (Geom.), the kind of space to which the axioms and definitions of Euclid, relative to straight lines and parallel lines, apply; -- called also {flat space}, and {homaloidal space}. [1913 Webster] ||


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  • Euclidian space — Space Space (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euclidian space — noun A space where the principles of Euclidean geometry apply …   Wiktionary

  • Euclidian — Eu*clid i*an, n. Related to Euclid, or to the geometry of Euclid. [1913 Webster] {Euclidian space} (Geom.), the kind of space to which the axioms and definitions of Euclid, relative to straight lines and parallel lines, apply; called also {flat… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Space — (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended objects… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Space line — Space Space (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Space rule — Space Space (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Space — • The idea of space is one of the most important in the philosophy of the material world; for centuries it has preoccupied and puzzled philosophers and psychologists Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Space     Space …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Absolute space — Space Space (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deep space — Space Space (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outer space — Space Space (sp[=a]s), n. [OE. space, F. espace, from L. spatium space; cf. Gr. spa^n to draw, to tear; perh. akin to E. span. Cf. {Expatiate}.] 1. Extension, considered independently of anything which it may contain; that which makes extended… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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