sub·​space | \ˈsəb-ˌspās \

Definition of subspace 

: a subset of a space especially : one that has the essential properties (such as those of a vector space or topological space) of the including space

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In the BDSM community, this is sometimes referred to as subspace, and loosely described as a altered state of consciousness as the result of an intense power play scenario. Karley Sciortino, Vogue, "Sex, the Solstice, and the Single Girl," 21 June 2017

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subspace was in 1907

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