paracompact space

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paracompact space

[¦par·ə¦käm‚pakt ‚spās]
(mathematics)
A topological space with the property that every open covering F is associated with a locally finite open covering G, such that every element of G is a subset of an element F.
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For more examples, characterizing monotonically normal, completely normal, perfectly normal, countably paracompact or extremally disconnected frames, consult [7] and [4].