half-space

noun

ˈhaf-ˌspās How to pronounce half-space (audio)
ˈhäf-
: the part of three-dimensional euclidean space lying on one side of a plane

Examples of half-space in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At no point, for example, did either Milan or Inter invert a full back — no, not even a single one — in order to create an overload in one of the central half-spaces. Rory Smith, New York Times, 10 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of half-space was in 1894

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“Half-space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half-space. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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