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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.]
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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]
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Möbius strip - a continuous closed surface with only one sideMobius 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 end
surface - 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"
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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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