Klein bottle


Klein bottle

noun \ˈklīn-\

Definition of KLEIN BOTTLE

:  a one-sided surface that is formed by passing the narrow end of a tapered tube through the side of the tube and flaring this end out to join the other end

Origin of KLEIN BOTTLE

Felix Klein †1925 German mathematician
First Known Use: 1941

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