euclidean space

noun, often capitalized E

Definition of euclidean space

: a space in which Euclid's axioms and definitions (as of straight and parallel lines and angles of plane triangles) apply

First Known Use of euclidean space

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Euclidean space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euclidean%20space. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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