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Möbius strip

## Mö·bi·us strip

(mœ′bē-əs, mā′-, mō′-)
n.
A continuous one-sided surface that can be formed from a rectangular strip by rotating one end 180° and attaching it to the other end.

[After August Ferdinand Möbius (1790-1868), German mathematician.]

## Möbius strip

(ˈmɜːbɪəs; German ˈmøːbiʊs)
n
(Mathematics) maths a one-sided continuous surface, formed by twisting a long narrow rectangular strip of material through 180° and joining the ends
[C19: named after August Möbius (1790–1868), German mathematician who invented it]
Möbius strip

## Mö·bi·us strip

(mō′bē-əs)
A continuous one-sided surface formed from a rectangular strip by rotating one end 180° and attaching it to the other end. Compare Klein bottle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 Mobius strip - a continuous closed surface with only one side; formed from a rectangular strip by rotating one end 180 degrees and joining it with the other endsurface - the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
Translations
лист на Мьобиус
Möbiova páska
Möbiusband
banda de Möbius
Möbiuksen nauha
ruban de Möbius
טבעת מביוס
Möbius-szalag
banda de Möbius
pita Möbius
nastro di Möbius
メビウスの帯
뫼비우스의 띠
moebii taenia
Möbiusband
möbius’ bånd
fita de Möbius
Möbiusov trak
мебијусова трака
Möbiusband
стрічка Мебіуса
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In addition to Taimina's hyperbolic planes and a Lorenz surface crocheted by Yackel, the exhibit featured Mobius strips, which are twisted rings that have only one side, and Klein bottles, which are closed surfaces that have no inside.
This new house is clearly informed by UN Studio's ongoing formal and conceptual experiments with Mobius strips that spawned the eponymous Mobius House in the Netherlands (AR September 1999).
Hawking ties knots in time and slides it around Mobius strips.

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