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simply-connected
[
sim
-plee-k
uh
-nek-tid]
Word Origin
adjective
Mathematics
.
(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
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