- (geometry) A finite region of n-dimensional space bounded by hyperplanes; the geometrical entity represented by the general term of the infinite sequence "point, line, polygon, polyhedron, ...".
Etymology: Term coined by :w:Alicia Boole, Alicia Boole (poly- + ).
- French, polytope
- Italian: politopo
- Spanish: politopo
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