combinatorial topology


noun Mathematics.

the branch of topology that deals with the properties of geometric figures by considering the figures as being composed of elementary geometric figures, as points or lines.

Nearby words

  1. combination tone,
  2. combinations,
  3. combinative,
  4. combinatorial,
  5. combinatorial analysis,
  6. combinatorics,
  7. combinatory,
  8. combine,
  9. combine harvester,
  10. combined

Origin of combinatorial topology

probably earlier than 1950–55

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