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# cobordism

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**cobordism**({{{1}}})

- (mathematics) A connection between two manifolds of the same dimension
*n.*via a manifold of dimension <math>n+1</math>, where the smaller manifolds are included in the boundary of the larger manifold. - (mathematics) The theory and study of such objects.
**2008**April, John R. Harper, "*Generalized cohomology*, by Akira Kono and Dai Tamaki" (book review),*Bulletin (New Series) of the American Mathematical Society*volume 45 number 2, page 310,**Cobordism**revives the intuitive idea of bounding harbored in the original work of Poincaré but later sacrificed in order to construct a viable theory based on simpicial complexes.

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