topological group


noun Mathematics.

a set that is a group and a topological space and for which the group operation and the map of an element to its inverse are continuous functions.

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Origin of topological group

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for topological group

topological group

noun

maths a group, such as the set of all real numbers, that constitutes a topological space and in which multiplication and inversion are continuous
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