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- n. A generalized Euclidean space in which mathematical functions take the place of points; crucial to the understanding of quantum mechanics and other applications.
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- n. a metric space that is linear and complete and (usually) infinite-dimensional
Named after David Hilbert (1862–1943), German mathematician. (Wiktionary)