hy·​per·​plane | \ ˈhī-pər-ˌplān How to pronounce hyperplane (audio) \

Definition of hyperplane

: a figure in hyperspace corresponding to a plane in ordinary space

Examples of hyperplane in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Crucially, the algorithm can use this trick to find the coefficients of the hyperplane, without ever actually stepping into the high-dimensional space. Quanta Magazine, 11 Oct. 2021 Many problems can be solved by drawing a single separating line or hyperplane, and therefore by networks like ours. Quanta Magazine, 3 Nov. 2017 Nightrider described a linear-programming procedure that can yield the optimal such separating hyperplane in the general case). Quanta Magazine, 3 Nov. 2017 And in 10-dimensional space, a perpendicular bisector is whatever splits 10-dimensional space in half (a nine-dimensional hyperplane). Quanta Magazine, 22 May 2019

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First Known Use of hyperplane

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hyperplane was in 1903

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“Hyperplane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperplane. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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