**Möbius strip** — [mā′bē əs, mō′bē əs] n. [after A. F. Möbius (1790 1868), Ger mathematician] a one edged geometric surface with only one continuous side, formed by giving a 180° twist to a narrow, rectangular strip of paper and then connecting the two ends… … English World dictionary

**Mobius strip** — one sided object, 1904, see MOBIUS (Cf. Mobius) … Etymology dictionary

**Möbius strip** — ► NOUN ▪ a surface with one continuous side formed by joining the ends of a rectangle after twisting one end through 180°. ORIGIN named after the German mathematician August F. Möbius … English terms dictionary

**Möbius strip** — This article is about the mathematical object. For musical group, see Mobius Band (band). A Möbius strip made with a piece of paper and tape. If an ant were to crawl along the length of this strip, it would return to its starting point having… … Wikipedia

**Mobius Strip** — Named after its inventor August Mobius, a German mathematician. This is a piece of paper with only one side. To make one, cut a strip of paper about six inches long and one half inch wide. Lay it flat on a table top and hold one end down.… … The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

**möbius strip** — /ˈmɜbiəs strɪp/ (say merbeeuhs strip), /ˈmoʊbiəs/ (say mohbeeuhs) noun a continuous one sided surface, as formed by half twisting a strip, as of paper or cloth, and joining the ends. Also, moebius strip, mobius strip. {named after August… … Australian English dictionary

**Möbius strip** — Geom. 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] * * *… … Universalium

**Möbius strip** — noun /ˈməʊ.biː.əs stɹɪp/ a) A one sided surface formed by identifying two opposite edges of a square in opposite senses. b) A narrow strip given a half twist and joined at the ends, forming a three dimensional embedding of the above. Syn: Möbius… … Wiktionary

**Möbius strip** — noun Etymology: August F. Möbius died 1868 German mathematician Date: 1904 a one sided surface that is constructed from a rectangle by holding one end fixed, rotating the opposite end through 180 degrees, and joining it to the first end … New Collegiate Dictionary

**Möbius strip** — (or band). A piece of paper or other material twisted in such a way as to form a continuous surface; named after its discoverer, German mathematician August Möbius (1790–1868) … Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors