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# Homeomorphic

[hoh-mee-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈmɔr fɪz əm/

noun
1.
similarity in crystalline form but not necessarily in chemical composition.
2.
Mathematics. a function between two topological spaces that is continuous, one-to-one, and onto, and the inverse of which is continuous.
/ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm/
noun
1.
the property, shown by certain chemical compounds, of having the same crystal form but different chemical composition
2.
(maths) a one-to-one correspondence, continuous in both directions, between the points of two geometric figures or between two topological spaces
n.

1854, from homeomorphous (1832), from homeo- + morphous (see metamorphosis); originally of crystals. Homeomorphic is from 1902.
homeomorphism
(hō’mē-ə-môr’fĭz’əm)

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• Homeomorphism

[hoh-mee-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈmɔr fɪz əm/ noun 1. similarity in crystalline form but not necessarily in chemical composition. 2. Mathematics. a function between two topological spaces that is continuous, one-to-one, and onto, and the inverse of which is continuous. /ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm/ noun 1. the property, shown by certain chemical compounds, of having the same crystal […]

• Homeomorphous

[hoh-mee-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌhoʊ mi əˈmɔr fɪz əm/ noun 1. similarity in crystalline form but not necessarily in chemical composition. 2. Mathematics. a function between two topological spaces that is continuous, one-to-one, and onto, and the inverse of which is continuous. /ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm/ noun 1. the property, shown by certain chemical compounds, of having the same crystal […]

• Home on the range

A song celebrating life in the American West; the state song of Kansas. It begins, “Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam, / Where the deer and the antelope play….”

• Homeopath

[hoh-mee-op-uh-thist] /ˌhoʊ miˈɒp ə θɪst/ noun 1. a person who practices or favors homeopathy. n. 1830; back-formation from homeopathy. Related: Homeopathic.

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