
Definition of Euclidean space
1. Noun. A space in which Euclid's axioms and definitions apply; a metric space that is linear and finitedimensional.
Definition of Euclidean space
1. Noun. Ordinary two or threedimensional space, characterised by an infinite extent along each dimension and a constant distance between any pair of parallel lines. ¹
2. Noun. (mathematics) Any real vector space on which a realvalued inner product (and, consequently, a metric) is defined. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Euclidean space
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1. Projective Geometry by Oswald Veblen, John Wesley Young (1918)
"Assumptions for a Euclidean space. A Euclidean space can be characterized completely
by means of a set of assumptions stated in terms of order relations. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"But the text shows that this relation of hyperbolic to Euclidean space can be
... Thus no theory of the flatness of Euclidean space can be founded on it. ..."
3. Geometry of Riemannian Spaces by Elie Cartan (1983)
"The easiest way of determining the geometric properties of this space consists
of an identification with Euclidean space in any way possible. ..."
4. The American Mathematical Monthly by Mathematical Association of America (1901)
"Just as the Bolyai plane is utterly independent of the Euclidean plane, so the
triply extended space of Bolyai is utterly independent of any Euclidean space ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"All three types of space can be exemplified by the selection of entities from
Euclidean space, as we have seen, and the three therefore have an equal ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1920)
"A plane in threedimensional space may be regarded as Euclidean space of two ...
A curved surface in three dimensions, however, is nonEuclidean space of ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"But the text shows that this relation of hyperbolic to Euclidean space can be
... Thus no theory of the flatness of Euclidean space can be founded on it. ..."