homeomorphism

noun
ho·​meo·​mor·​phism | \ˌhō-mē-ə-ˈmȯr-ˌfi-zəm \

Definition of homeomorphism 

: a function that is a one-to-one mapping between sets such that both the function and its inverse are continuous and that in topology exists for geometric figures which can be transformed one into the other by an elastic deformation

Other Words from homeomorphism

homeomorphic \ ˌhō-​mē-​ə-​ˈmȯr-​fik \ adjective

First Known Use of homeomorphism

1854, in the meaning defined above

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