isthmus
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɪs.məs/
Noun

isthmus (plural isthmuses or isthmi)

  1. A narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water, and connecting two larger landmasses.
  2. (anatomy) Any such narrow part connecting two larger structures.
  3. (graph theory) An edge in a graph whose deletion increases the number of connected components of the graph.
Translations
  • French: isthme
  • German: Isthmus, Landenge, Landbrücke
  • Italian: istmo, braccio di terra
  • Portuguese: istmo
  • Russian: переше́ек
  • Spanish: istmo
Translations
  • Russian: перемычка
Translations
  • Russian: ребро́



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