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simply-connected

[sim-plee-kuh-nek-tid]
adjective Mathematics.
  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.
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Origin of simply-connected

First recorded in 1930–35
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