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.
So, we suggest deploying this strategy periodically at different stores, on different days, within a geographically bounded space.
The description of this defining episode also mentions that the tent is pitched on the edge of a beach, a bounded space bordering a horizontal liminal space that both separates and links two very different spaces, the solid land and the open sea.
Europeans confronted a situation in which authority was not circumscribed by bounded space.
One interpretation is that time is like a river, denying us the ineffable resolution of bounded space and flowing time.
The Other is "something foreign and strange, an alien reality intruding upon the settled time and bounded space of everyday life" (14).