analysis situs

noun
analysis si·​tus | \ -ˈsī-təs How to pronounce analysis situs (audio) , -ˈsē-, -ˌtüs How to pronounce analysis situs (audio) \

Definition of analysis situs

First Known Use of analysis situs

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for analysis situs

borrowed from New Latin analysis sitūs "analysis of position"

Note: The phrase was used by Gottfried leibniz, as in the paper "De analysi situ," Leibnizens mathematische Schriften, 2. Abteilung, Band I, edited by C.I. Gerhardt (Leibnizen gesammelte Schriften, 3. Folge, 5. Band, Halle, 1858), p. 178.

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“Analysis situs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analysis%20situs. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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