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metacompact space[‚med·ə¦käm‚pakt ′spās]
A topological space with the property that every open covering F is associated with a point-finite open covering G, such that every element of G is a subset of an element of F.
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If X is a metacompact space
or a subparacompact space and [mu] [member of] [M.sub.[tau]](X), then the subspace [supp.sub.X]([mu]) is Lindelof (, Theorem 27 for a paracompact space X).