Meaning of TOPOLOGY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ tə-ˈpä-lə-jē, tä- ]


( plural -gies )

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: 1850

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



(1) : 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

(2) : the set of all open subsets of a topological space

b. : configuration

topology of a molecule

topology of a magnetic field

• to·pol·o·gist -jist noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.