Definition: A closed, bounded N-dimensional figure whose faces are hyperplanes. Informally, a multidimensional solid with flat sides. A generalization of polyhedron.
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Paul E. Black, "polytope", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Paul E. Black, ed., U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology. 28 June 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/polytope.html