- n. mathematics A subset of a space which is a space in its own right.
- n. science fiction Any (often unspecified) method of communicating faster than light.
- n. BDSM The psychological state of the submissive or "bottom" during sadomasochistic activity.
- n. a space that is contained within another space
- sub + space (in sense of submissive), punning on the other etymology from sub-. (Wiktionary)
“In fact, one might call subspace another dimension—which leads us to an interesting question.”
“A new feature, block computation (also known as subspace computation), has been implemented in SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services and one of the main benefits it brings is improved MDX query performance.”
“It is indeed true, by definition, that under an irreducible representation of the space-time symmetry group, there can be no non-trivial subspace which is invariant under the action of the symmetry group.”
“Considering how old the universe is I think it would be a safe bet to say that there may be many cultures older than our own on the order of millions to billions of years older that have moved on quite a bit from forms of communication that utilize the electromagnetic spectrum; Star Trek's "subspace" communication, for example.”
“If VG is still seriously considering to spin of some 'subspace' tourism business to Spaceport Sweden in Kiruna, us europeans better get something similar off the ground, so to speak, to support the markets fairly.”
“Some kind of subspace turbulence is preventing us from creating a stable warp field.”
“In fact, one might call subspace another dimension-which leads us to an interesting question. ”
““Acknowledged,” the computer answered, after which there was a delay as the request was channeled through the communications system and the message transmitted via subspace to Earth.”
“In a bid to fight a holding action against Borg ships via the network of subspace tunnels to the Alpha Quadrant during their final invasion, the two starships had found themselves targeted by a pack of ten Hirogen ships.”
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