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A point is a location of size zero. This means a point is not a region, but a single location. It is defined by Euler as "that which has no part", which is an apt description - a point has no height, width, depth, or any other measure in any other dimension.

It is also the only zero-dimensional shape, and any zero-dimensional space consists of a single point and nothing else. This means that it can be considered as a zero-dimensional space of infinite extent, in analogue with the plane.

A line can be thought of as consisting of an infinite amount of points placed directly adjacent to each other.

By the same logic, a plane can be thought of as infinity lines being stacked next to each other.


See also

Zeroth Dimension

Zeroth First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth Seventh Eighth Ninth Tenth Eleventh Twelfth Thirteenth Fourteenth Fifteenth Sixteenth
Simplex Point Line Triangle Tetrahedron Pentachoron Hexateron Heptapeton Octaexon Enneazetton Decayotton Hendecaxennon Dodecadakon Tredecahendakon Quattuordecadokon Quindecatradakon Sexdecateradakon Septendecapetadakon
Hypercube Point Line Square Cube Tesseract Penteract Hexeract Hepteract Octeract Enneract Dekeract Undekeract Dodekeract Tredekeract Quattuordekeract Quindekeract Sexdekeract
Cross Point Line Square Octahedron Hexadecachoron Pentarss Hexarss Heptarss Octarss Ennearss Decarss Hendecarss Dodecarss Tredecarss Quattuordecarss Quindecatrarss Sexdecaterarss
Hypersphere Point Line Circle Sphere Glome Hyperglome Hexaphere Heptaphere Octaphere Enneaphere Decaphere Hendecaphere Dodecaphere Tredecaphere Quattuordecaphere Quindecatraphere Sexdecateraphere
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