Meaning of subspace

sub•space

Pronunciation: (sub'spās"), [key]
— n.
  1. a smaller space within a main area that has been divided or subdivided: The jewelry shop occupies a subspace in the hotel's lobby.
    1. a subset of a given space.
    2. Also calledlinear manifold.a subset of a vector space which is itself a vector space.
    3. a subset of a topological space, having the relative topology.
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