precompact set

precompact set

[prē′käm‚pakt ‚set]
(mathematics)
A set in a metric space which can always be covered by open balls of any diameter about some finite number of its points. Also known as totally bounded set.
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Saadati and Park [13] defined precompact set in intuitionistic fuzzy metric spaces and proved that any subset of an intuitionistic fuzzy metric space is compact if and only if it is pre-compact and complete.