euclidean space
noun Usage: often capitalized E Date: 1883 a space in which Euclid's axioms and definitions (as of straight and parallel lines and angles of plane triangles) apply

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  • Fixed points of isometry groups in Euclidean space — A fixed point of an isometry group is a point that is a fixed point for every isometry in the group. For any isometry group in Euclidean space the set of fixed points is either empty or an affine space.For an object, any unique center and, more… …   Wikipedia

  • locally Euclidean space — Math. a topological space in which each point has a neighborhood that is homeomorphic to an open set in a Euclidean space of specified dimension. * * * …   Universalium

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