Möbius strip

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noun Mö·bi·us strip \ˈmœ-bē-əs-, ˈmə(r)-, ˈmō-\

Definition of Möbius strip

  1. :  a one-sided surface that is constructed from a rectangle by holding one end fixed, rotating the opposite end through 180 degrees, and joining it to the first end

Illustration of möbius strip

Origin and Etymology of möbius strip

August F. Möbius †1868 German mathematician


First Known Use: 1904


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