homeomorphic spaces

homeomorphic spaces

[¦hō·mē·ə¦mȯr·fik ′spās·əz]
(mathematics)
Two topological spaces with a homeomorphism existing between them; intuitively one can be obtained from the other by stretching, twisting, or shrinking.
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