topology etymology

English word topology comes from Ancient Greek τόπος, English -logy

Detailed word origin of topology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
τόπος Ancient Greek (grc)
-logy English (eng) A branch of learning; a study of a particular subject.. Something said, or a way of speaking, a narrative.
topologia Late Latin (LL)
topology English (eng) (computing) The arrangement of nodes in a communications network.. (dated) The art of, or method for, assisting the memory by associating the thing or subject to be remembered with some place.. (mathematics) A branch of mathematics studying those properties of a geometric figure or solid that are not changed by stretching, bending and similar homeomorphisms.. (mathematics) A collection τ of [...]

Words with the same origin as topology

Descendants of τόπος
-topic Ameritopia anatopism dystopian dystopic ecotopia epitope gaytopia glycoepitope hypertopology intimatopia isotope polyepitope pornotopia privatopia romantopia sextopia subtopian topiary topic topical topography topophilia utopia
Descendants of -logy
auxologist cardiology chronological chronology cosmochronology criminology cryptology cytology dermatology ethnology gerontology gynaecology histology ichthyology logy morphological morphology musicologist ophthalmology pharmacological pharmacology proctology seismology urology