Definitions

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  • n. Either of the two parts of a three-dimensional object cut by a two-dimensional plane
  • n. A simple mathematical model of the structure of the Earth, as used in seismology.

Etymologies

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half +‎ space

Examples

  • There are many more complex formulas to obtain the accurate halfspace or the median of multivariate data but I think my English is not so good as to write here on that issue.

    Unthreaded #15 « Climate Audit

  • M, M that sit with their tables, and the bowls N, N before them, upon the halfspace or second step of the tribunal from the floor, are the clerks or secretaries of the house.

    The Commonwealth of Oceana

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