the branch of mathematics concerned with generalization of the concepts of continuity, limit, etc
2.
a branch of geometry describing the properties of a figure that are unaffected by continuous distortion, such as stretching or knotting Former name analysis situs
3.
(maths) a family of subsets of a given set S, such that S is a topological space
4.
the arrangement and interlinking of computers in a computer network
5.
the study of the topography of a given place, esp as far as it reflects its history
6.
the anatomy of any specific bodily area, structure, or part
(tə-pŏl'ə-jē) The mathematical study of the geometric properties that are not normally affected by changes in the size or shape of geometric figures. In topology, a donut and a coffee cup with a handle are equivalent shapes, because each has a single hole.