A topological spaceMathworldPlanetmath is said to be metacompact if every open cover has an open point finite refinement.

Title metacompact
Canonical name Metacompact
Date of creation 2013-03-22 16:06:21
Last modified on 2013-03-22 16:06:21
Owner Mathprof (13753)
Last modified by Mathprof (13753)
Numerical id 5
Author Mathprof (13753)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 54-00
Synonym pointwise paracompact
Synonym weakly paracompact
Related topic PointFinite
Defines metacompactness