homeomorphism definition

  • noun:
    • Chemistry A close similarity into the crystal kinds of unlike substances.
    • Mathematics a continuing bijection between two numbers whoever inverse is also continuous.
    • a continuous bijection in one topological area to some other, with constant inverse.
    • a similarity in crystal framework of unrelated substances
    • A near similarity of crystalline forms between unlike chemical compounds. See isomorphism.
    • Similarity in crystalline form, yet not necessarily in chemical structure.
    • just like isomorphism.
    • In addition homeomorphism.

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