# orthant

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## English[edit]

### Noun[edit]

**orthant** (*plural* **orthants**)

- (geometry) A
*n*-dimensional generalization of the quadrant (in two-dimensional Cartesian space) and octant (in three-dimensional space).**1992**, Hal R. Varian,*Microeconomic Analysis*(3rd ed.), Norton, p. 114- Consider preferences defined over the nonnegative
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- Consider preferences defined over the nonnegative