metric space


: a mathematical set for which a metric is defined for any pair of elements

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of metric space was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Metric space.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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