topology

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1. General: Study of physical space which, unlike geometry, is not concerned with exact dimensions and angles but with those properties of a surface that remain unaffected by distortion such as contiguity, order, and relative position.
2. Networking: Map of the wiring scheme of a network. It depicts where computers and devices (nodes) such as bridges, gateways, routers are located and how they are interconnected. Networks are usually configured in bus, ring, or star topologies or their hybrids.

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I told the teacher I was more interested in topology than geometry and I wanted to switch classes while I had a chance.
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The topology of the area was studied and referenced during our recommendation to our senior management team which pleased them greatly.
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You need to study the topology of your warehouse or factory so that you can maximize all the space that you have.
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