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dif'feren'tiable man'ifold



Math.
a manifold having the property that any two overlapping open sets are homeomorphic to locally Euclidean spaces whose coordinates are related by differentiable functions, a property with wide applications in mathematical physics and differential geometry.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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