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- n. An n-dimensional generalization of a plane; an affine subspace of dimension n-1 that splits an n-dimensional space. (In a one-dimensional space, it is a point; In two-dimensional space it is a line; In three-dimensional space, it is an ordinary plane)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An (n—1)-dimensional plane, defined in n-dimensional space by a homogeneous linear equation between its homogeneous coördinates.
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