Poincaré conjecture

[ pwahn-kah-reykuhn-jek-cher ]
/ pwɑn kɑˈreɪ kənˌdʒɛk tʃər /

noun

Mathematics. the question of whether a compact, simply connected three-dimensional manifold is topologically equivalent to a three-dimensional sphere.

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Origin of Poincaré conjecture

named after J. H. Poincaré

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