a. f. mobius


[mœ-bee-uhs, mey-, moh-; German mœ-bee-oos]
August Ferdinand [ou-goost fer-di-nahnt] , 1790–1868, German mathematician.
Also, Moebius.
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1904 in reference to the Mobius strip, from Ger. mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius (1790-1868) who devised it.
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