affine space

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affine space

[ə′fīn ‚spās]
(mathematics)
An n-dimensional vector space which has an affine connection defined on it.
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The hyperplane {x [member of] V | h(x) = 1} is the affine subspace aff ([DELTA]) spanned by the simple roots.
This in its turn follows easily from the (presumed) continuity in the case where x [member of] X because B(X) is the affine subspace spanned by X.
j-1] [intersection] S we need to intersect an s-dimensional affine subspace of [G.