antispace

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ space

Noun[edit]

antispace (countable and uncountable, plural antispaces)

  1. A space or region that violates the norms or conventions of spaces.
    • 2005, Evgeny Dobrenko, Eric Naiman, The landscape of Stalinism: the art and ideology of Soviet space (page 90)
      It is antispace, home of the enemy, a creature without a face or with the face of a beast.
    • 2008, Dag Øistein Endsjø, Primordial landscapes, incorruptible bodies (page 36)
      The wilderness as antispace
  2. (mathematics) A kind of topological space.
    • 1968, Evert Wattel, The compactness operator in set theory and topology
      There exists a natural one to one mapping from the class of antispaces onto itself []