A matter of terms

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If I have a cyclic space, [0, 1] where 0 is equal to 1.
Can I also call it a cyclic dimension?
What are the terms of describing this cyclic interval/space etc?

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Oops, perhaps it should be called cyclic field.
But can I also call it cyclic space or cyclic dimension?
 

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You're talking about R/Z. The reals modulo the integers. It can be identified with the unit circle in the complex plane by [itex]t \to \exp(2\pi t)[/itex].

If you call it a cyclic space, or dimension, I imagine you'd be alone in doing so. It is not a field, since it doesn't have a multiplicative identity.
 
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