sim·​pli·​cial | \ sim-ˈpli-shəl How to pronounce simplicial (audio) \

Definition of simplicial

: of or relating to simplexes

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Other Words from simplicial

simplicially \ sim-​ˈpli-​shə-​lē How to pronounce simplicially (audio) \ adverb

Examples of simplicial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These include a new axiom, known as the univalence axiom, and a complete interpretation of MLTT in the language of simplicial sets, which (in addition to groupoids) are another way of representing homotopy types. Quanta Magazine, "Will Computers Redefine the Roots of Math?," 19 May 2015

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First Known Use of simplicial

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of simplicial was in 1913

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“Simplicial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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