simply connected

adjective

: being or characterized by a surface that is divided into two separate parts by every closed curve it contains

Word History

First Known Use

1867, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of simply connected was in 1867

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“Simply connected.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/simply%20connected. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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