noun Date: 1867 1. space of more than three dimensions 2. a fictional space held to support extraordinary events (as travel faster than the speed of light)

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  • hyperspace — hy per*space (h[imac] p[ e]r*sp[=a]s), n. [Pref. hyper + space.] (Geom.) A mathematical space having more than three dimensions. It is a mathematical construct and is not intended to represent the structure of the common physical space in which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyperspace — space of more than three dimensions, 1867, from HYPER (Cf. hyper) + SPACE (Cf. space) (n.). A hybrid; correctly formed it would be superspace …   Etymology dictionary

  • hyperspace — [hī′pər spās΄] n. 1. Math. space of four or more dimensions 2. any theoretical or fictional space, dimension, location, etc. thought of as affording preternatural or surreal experiences or capabilities …   English World dictionary

  • Hyperspace —    We live in three dimensional space, but you can Jump (Hyperjump) into Hyperspace. The Jump takes you from our three dimensional space to a space composed of four or more dimensions. In Hyperspace, our three dimensional space is folded and… …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • hyperspace — noun a) An n dimensional Euclidian space with n > 3. We can only get to the Nimrodian Galaxy if we go through hyperspace. b) A Euclidian space of unspecified dimension. See Also: hyperspace drive, hyperspatial, off in hyperspace …   Wiktionary

  • hyperspace — hyperspatial /huy peuhr spay sheuhl/, adj. /huy peuhr spays /, n. Math. a Euclidean space of dimension greater than three. [1865 70; HYPER + SPACE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyperspace — n. space with more than three dimensions (Geometry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperspace — noun 1》 space of more than three dimensions. 2》 (in science fiction) a notional space–time continuum in which it is possible to travel faster than light. Derivatives hyperspatial adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • hyperspace — hy·per·space …   English syllables

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