Möbius strip

noun Geometry.
a continuous, one-sided surface formed by twisting one end of a rectangular strip through 180° about the longitudinal axis of the strip and attaching this end to the other.
Also called Möbius band.

1900–05; named after A. F. Möbius

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Möbius strip (ˈmɜːbɪəs, German ˈmøːbiʊs)
maths a one-sided continuous surface, formed by twisting a long narrow rectangular strip of material through 180° and joining the ends
[C19: named after August Möbius (1790--1868), German mathematician who invented it]

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Möbius strip
1904, named for Ger. mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius (1790-1868), who invented it.
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A continuous one-sided surface formed by rotating one end of a rectangular strip 180° and attaching it to the other end. Compare Klein bottle.
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