Supercompact space

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This article defines a property of topological spaces: a property that can be evaluated to true/false for any topological space|View a complete list of properties of topological spaces
This is a variation of compactness. View other variations of compactness


A topological space is termed supercompact if it has a subbasis such that any open cover of the topological space whose elements come from the subbasis, has a subcover comprising at most two members.

Relation with other properties

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This property of topological spaces is closed under taking arbitrary products
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An arbitrary product of supercompact spaces is supercompact, in the product topology.