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Lindelöf space

[lin-duh-lof, -lawf, -lœf] /ˈlɪn dəˌlɒf, -ˌlɔf, -ˌlœf/
noun, Mathematics
1.
a topological space having the property that every cover consisting of open sets has a subcover consisting of a countable number of subsets.
Origin
after Ernst Lindelöf (1870-1946), Finnish topologist
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