Fintushel-stern-knot definition

(singular only) The three-tangle pretzel knot with two right-handed twists in its first tangle, three left-handed ones in its second, and seven left-handed ones in its third.
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Origin of fintushel-stern-knot

  • After Ronald Fintushel and Ronald J. Stern, seemingly because of their 1980 paper "Constructing Lens Spaces by Surgery on Knots".

    From Wiktionary