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Definition of "orientable" [orientable]

  • Able to be oriented. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "orientable" in a sentence
  • "These are the finest closed, non-orientable, boundary-free manifolds sold anywhere in our three spatial dimensions."
  • "There's a theorem in knot theory that given any 'tame' knot, there is an orientable surface whose boundary is this knot."
  • "It has the mathematical property of being non-orientable."
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