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ho·me·o·mor·phism

 (hō′mē-ə-môr′fĭz′əm)
n.
1. Chemistry A close similarity in the crystal forms of unlike compounds.
2. Mathematics A continuous bijection between two topological spaces whose inverse is also continuous.

ho′me·o·mor′phic adj.

homeomorphism

(ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm) or

homoeomorphism

n
1. (Chemistry) the property, shown by certain chemical compounds, of having the same crystal form but different chemical composition
2. (Mathematics) maths a one-to-one correspondence, continuous in both directions, between the points of two geometric figures or between two topological spaces
ˌhomeoˈmorphic, ˌhomeoˈmorphous, ˌhomoeoˈmorphic, ˌhomoeoˈmorphous adj

ho•me•o•mor•phism

(ˌhoʊ mi əˈmɔr fɪz əm)

n.
a mathematical function between two topological spaces that is continuous, one-to-one, and onto, and the inverse of which is continuous.
[1850–55]
ho`me•o•mor′phic, ho`me•o•mor′phous, adj.

homeomorphism

the similarity of the crystalline forms of substances that have different chemical compositions. — homeomorphous, adj.
See also: Physics
Translations
homeomorfihomøomorfi
homeomorfismi
homeomorfizam
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de Groot, Groups represented by homeomorphism groups, Math.
A classification of all order-preserving homeomorphism groups of the reals that satisfy finite uniqueness.