hypercube

noun
hy·​per·​cube | \ ˈhī-pər-ˌkyüb How to pronounce hypercube (audio) \

Definition of hypercube

1 : a geometric figure (such as a tesseract) in Euclidean space of n dimensions that is analogous to a cube in three dimensions
2 : a computer architecture in which each processor is connected to n others based on analogy to a hypercube of n dimensions

First Known Use of hypercube

1909, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Hypercube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypercube. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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