# Arc

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

"**Arc**" may refer to:

- a topological space homeomorphic to the unit interval; see arc (topology);
- a set of points in a finite projective space in general position; see arc (projective geometry).

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This article was adapted from an original article by C.M. O'Keefe (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article