five-dimensional space

five-dimensional space

[′fīv də‚men·chən·əl ′spās]
(mathematics)
A vector space whose basis has five vectors.
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For instance, Penrose patterns can be defined as periodical patterns in a five-dimensional space.
Certain branes that exist in this abstract five-dimensional space can be represented by infinitely long, parallel planes and seem to have a close correspondence to our universe.