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ˈtoʊ poʊs, -pɒs; -pɔɪtopos

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. toposnoun

    a traditional theme or motif or literary convention

    "James Joyce uses the topos of the Wandering Jew in his Ulysses"

Wiktionary

  1. toposnoun

    A literary theme or motif; a rhetorical convention or formula.

  2. toposnoun

    A certain mathematical structure found in category theory.

  3. Etymology: From τόπος. Compare topic.

Wikipedia

  1. Topos

    In mathematics, a topos (UK: , US: ; plural topoi or , or toposes) is a category that behaves like the category of sheaves of sets on a topological space (or more generally: on a site). Topoi behave much like the category of sets and possess a notion of localization; they are a direct generalization of point-set topology. The Grothendieck topoi find applications in algebraic geometry; the more general elementary topoi are used in logic. The mathematical field that studies topoi is called topos theory.

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  1. topos

    A topos is a concept in category theory, a field in mathematics. It can be defined as a category that behaves like the category of sets and satisfies certain axioms related to limits and exponentials. More specifically, a topos has the properties of having all finite limits, being cartesian-closed, and having a subobject classifier. Toposes have applications in algebraic geometry, theoretical physics and logic.

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  1. poots

  2. stoop

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of topos in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of topos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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