a mountain pass in S Switzerland, in the Lepontine Alps: crossed by a carriage road constructed 1800–06 on Napoleon’s orders. 6592 feet (2010 meters) high.
a tunnel between Switzerland and Italy, NE of the Simplon Pass: longest tunnel in the world. 12¼ miles (20 km) long.
- Simplon pass
/ˈsɪmplɒn/ noun 1. a pass over the Lepontine Alps in S Switzerland, between Brig (Switzerland) and Iselle (Italy). Height: 2009 m (6590 ft)
The base language for a family of languages and compilers. [“SIMPL-T, A Structured Programming Language”, V.R. Basili, Paladin House 1976]. (1994-12-07)
adverb 1. in a simple manner; clearly and easily. 2. plainly; unaffectedly. 3. sincerely; artlessly: to speak simply as a child. 4. merely; only: It is simply a cold. 5. unwisely; foolishly: If you behave simply toward him, you’re bound to be betrayed. 6. wholly; absolutely: simply irresistible. adverb 1. in a simple manner 2. […]
[sim-plee-kuh-nek-tid] /ˈsɪm pli kəˌnɛk tɪd/ adjective, Mathematics. 1. (of a set or domain) having a connected complement. 2. (of a set or domain) having the property that every simple closed curve in the set can be shrunk to a point without intersecting the boundary of the set.