compact space

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compact space

[¦käm‚pakt ′spās]
(mathematics)
A topological space which is a compact set.
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Burke and Tkachuk discovered (see [7]) that first countability, countable tightness and Frechet-Urysohn property are discretely reflexive in countably compact spaces of weight [less than or equal to] [[omega].sub.1].