Meaning of TOPOLOGY in English

TOPOLOGY

I. -jē, -ji noun

( -es )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary top- + -logy

1. : topographical study of a particular place ; specifically : the history of a region as indicated by its topography

2. : regional anatomy

3. : a branch of mathematics that investigates the properties of a geometric configuration that are unaltered if the configuration is subjected to any one-to-one transformation continuous in both directions

4. : topological psychology

II. noun

1. : the set of all open sets of a topological space

2. : configuration

topology of a molecule

topology of a computer network

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.