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represented in two dimensions


A four-dimensional hypercube.

[Greek tessera, neuter pl. of tesseres, four; see tessera + aktīs, ray of light; see actino-.]
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(Mathematics) maths a cube inside another cube
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Noun1.tesseract - the four-dimensional analogue of a cube
cube, regular hexahedron - a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces
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India, April 1 -- Digit has gained access to a render and specifications of a phone codenamed 'Project Tesseract'.
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The binary processes the output of the layout analysis component, extracts the lines of text from the image as indicated by the XML file, and creates image files which it sends as input to the actual Tesseract binary.
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