topology

noun to·pol·o·gy \ tə-ˈpä-lə-jē , tä- \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of topology

plural topologies
1 : topographic study of a particular place; specifically : the history of a region as indicated by its topography
2 a (1) : a branch of mathematics concerned with those properties of geometric configurations (such as point sets) which are unaltered by elastic deformations (such as a stretching or a twisting) that are homeomorphisms
(2) : the set of all open subsets of a topological space
b : configuration
  • topology of a molecule
  • topology of a magnetic field

topologist

play \-jist\ noun

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topology

noun to·pol·o·gy \ tə-ˈpäl-ə-jē, tä- \

medical Definition of topology

plural topologies
2 : configuration 1
  • the topology of a molecule

topological

play \ˌtäp-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also topologic play \-ik\ adjective

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