topology

Pronunciation Noun

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Pronunciation Noun

**topology**

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*mathematics*) A branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms. - (
*mathematics*) A collection*τ*of subsets of a set*X*such that the empty set and*X*are both members of*τ*, and*τ*is closed under finitary intersections and arbitrary unions. - (
*medicine*) The anatomical structure of part of the body. - (
*computing*) The arrangement of nodes in a communications network. - (
*technology*) The properties of a particular technological embodiment that are not affected by differences in the physical layout or form of its application. - (
*topography*) The topographical study of geographic locations or given places in relation to their history. - (
*dated*) The art of, or method for, assisting the memory by associating the thing or subject to be remembered with some place.

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- French: topologie
- German: Topologie
- Italian: topologia
- Portuguese: topologia
- Russian: тополо́гия
- Spanish: topología

- Russian: тополо́гия

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