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simply-connected

[sim-plee-kuh-nek-tid] /ˈsɪm pli kəˌnɛk tɪd/
adjective, Mathematics.
1.
(of a set or domain) having a connected complement.
2.
(of a set or domain) having the property that every simple closed curve in the set can be shrunk to a point without intersecting the boundary of the set.
Origin of simply-connected
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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