Entry from US English dictionary
A sphere that exhibits more than three dimensions.
- A 3D crosssection of a hypersphere is simply a sphere.
- The first just gives the large dimensionality of hypersphere, the second the flat diffusive landscape.
- A similar breakdown for three-dimensional spaces, Thurston realized, would give mathematicians a useful tool for distinguishing hyperspheres from other shapes.
For editors and proofreaders
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.