[ sim-plee-kuh-nek-tid ]

  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

First recorded in 1930–35

Words Nearby simply-connected Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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