[ sim-plee-kuh-nek-tid ]
/ ˈsɪm pli kəˌnɛk tɪd /
(of a set or domain) having a connected complement.
(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.
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Origin of simply-connected
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby simply-connected
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