Noun: topology tu'pó-lu-jee- Topographic study of a given place (especially the history of the place as indicated by its topography)
"Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age" - The study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
- regional anatomy, topographic anatomy - (mathematics) the branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions
- analysis situs - The configuration of a communication network
- network topology
Derived forms: topologies Type of: anatomy, configuration, constellation, general anatomy, pure mathematics, topography Encyclopedia: Topology |