Meaning of TOPOLOGY in English

TOPOLOGY

noun (plural -gies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1850 topographic study of a particular place, 2. a. a branch of mathematics concerned with those properties of geometric configurations (as point sets) which are unaltered by elastic deformations (as a stretching or a twisting) that are homeomorphisms, the set of all open subsets of a topological space, configuration , topologist noun

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