Origin of tesseractGreek tessera, neuter pl. of tesseres, four; see tessera + aktīs, ray of light; see actino–.
represented in two dimensions
- (mathematics) The four-dimensional analogue of a cube; a 4D polytope bounded by eight cubes (in the same way a cube is bounded by six squares).
- (science fiction) Any of various fictional mechanisms that explain extradimensional, superluminal, or time travel outside the geometry of the physical universe.
From tessara- (“four-") + Ancient Greek á¼€ÎºÏ„Î¯Ï‚ (aktis, “ray").
tesseract - Computer Definition
Open source optical character recognition (OCR) software that is available for more than 30 spoken languages. Considered one of the most accurate OCR recognition engines, Tesseract runs on Windows, Mac and Linux. Developed by HP starting in the 1980s, it was released as open source in 2005 by HP and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Since then, Google has sponsored development.