Meaning of HOMOTOPY in English

HOMOTOPY

/heuh mot"euh pee, hoh-/ , n. , pl. homotopies . Math.

the relation that exists between two mappings in a topological space if one mapping can be deformed in a continuous way to make it coincide with the other.

[ 1915-20; HOMO- + -topy ( tóp ( os ) place + -Y 3 , or -topia ) ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .