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a set of points such that for every pair of points there is a nonnegative real number called their distance that is symmetric and satisfies the triangle inequality

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The strength of this book is its extensive and careful documentation, from multiple perspectives, of old-time fiddling in one bounded space.
Professor Kojiro Yuichiro(2) further suggested that the centre of a Japanese town does not lie in a clearly bounded space, but rather in a linear time-oriented axis stretching from the mountain shrine, through the village shrine to the field shrine.
Within this bounded space, they can transgress safely, loosening the dominant culture's constraints like an overtight necktie, and adapt a peripheral culture's imagined exoticism to their own emotional needs.
The dancing seemed faster than of yore, yet was still gracious within a definitely bounded space.
In both cases, he demonstrates that the factory became a bounded space - a location which observers treated as separate from the rest of life.