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

Definition of simplicial

: of or relating to simplexes

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

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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

1926, in the meaning defined above

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a period when something is suspended

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