[ mœ-bee-uhs strip, mey‐ moh‐ ]
/ ˈmœ bi əs ˌstrɪp, ˈmeɪ‐ ˈmoʊ‐ /
a continuous, one-sided surface formed by twisting one end of a rectangular strip through 180° about the longitudinal axis of the strip and attaching this end to the other.
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Also called Möbius band .
Origin of Möbius strip
1900–05; named after A. F. Möbius
Words nearby Möbius strip
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British Dictionary definitions for Möbius strip
/ (ˈmɜːbɪəs, German ˈmøːbiʊs) /
maths a one-sided continuous surface, formed by twisting a long narrow rectangular strip of material through 180° and joining the ends
Word Origin for Möbius strip
C19: named after August Möbius (1790–1868), German mathematician who invented it
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Scientific definitions for Möbius strip
[ mō′bē-əs ]
A continuous one-sided surface formed by rotating one end of a rectangular strip 180° and attaching it to the other end. Compare Klein bottle.
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