Definitions

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  • adv. In a topological manner

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  • adv. from the point of view of topology

Etymologies

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topological +‎ -ly

Examples

  • They're made of recycled "industrial wool" (ground up clothing) and they fold up in topologically delightful ways.

    Boing Boing

  • Sited at the intersection of Interstate 85 and Interstate 285, also known as the topologically knotty Moreland Interchange, in Atlanta, Georgia, this project aimed to provide new forms of access to the space of the interchange through the introduction and incorporation of an urban park.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • For example, it has been proven that there is no general means of proving whether or not a pair of 'triangulated' 4-dimensional manifolds are homeomorphic (topologically identical).

    Theories of Everything and Godel's theorem

  • The only way Weingrad can support his thesis is by shooting the arrows and drawing circles — or bizarre topologically perverse figures which you claim to be circles — around them carefully excluding most of the target.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Ongoing Debate Over Jewish Fantasy Literature

  • It can have an absolutely bizarre shape; it can be curved and warped and have holes (topologically), but can not be “ripped”, because “ripping” implies an “outside” of spacetime.

    Objections to Kaku and Liu’s “How to Time Travel?”

  • But they can be in a highly skewed, non-Euclidean geometry, and are topologically equivalent. fifth monarchy man: This ball is red.

    Alice In Wonderland official trailer

  • - Sadly, Clear was not an option because even though they have a tower just an eighth of a mile away, I'm in a natural hollow, topologically, and it interferes with the signal.

    Internet: It's What's For Dinner

  • So, as I have done for the past several years, I took a week off at the beginning of January to celebrate my birthday by indulging in the aforementioned eating, drinking and various sexual acts, preferably immoral, unsanitary and illegal, not to mention topologically dubious.

    Floyd Elliot: Almost an Epiphany

  • The rear wheel on that Bob Jackson track bike is topologically impossible.

    Back in the Saddle: The Unwatched Pot Boils Over

  • For the meditative practice of aedificatio, the architect's machina was topologically conveyed to the site of memory-building as an ethical device central to self-edification.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

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