Definition of topology
2a (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 spaceb : configuration topology of a molecule topology of a magnetic field
topologistplay \-jist\ noun
Origin and Etymology of topology
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1850
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