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of a set $A$ in a topological space $X$

A point $x$ such that every neighbourhood of it has non-empty intersection with $A$. The set of all proximate points forms the closure $[A]$, or $\bar A$, of $A$ (cf. Closure of a set).

How to Cite This Entry:
Proximate point. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Proximate_point&oldid=31526
This article was adapted from an original article by M.I. Voitsekhovskii (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article