metric space

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Noun1.metric space - a set of points such that for every pair of points there is a nonnegative real number called their distance that is symmetric and satisfies the triangle inequality
mathematical space, topological space - (mathematics) any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind; "assume that the topological space is finite dimensional"
Euclidean space - a space in which Euclid's axioms and definitions apply; a metric space that is linear and finite-dimensional
Hilbert space - a metric space that is linear and complete and (usually) infinite-dimensional
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Like the community it examines, the study transcends the conventional view of urban immigrant communities as bounded space.
Europeans confronted a situation in which authority was not circumscribed by bounded space.
The Other is "something foreign and strange, an alien reality intruding upon the settled time and bounded space of everyday life" (14).