# Manifold (disambiguation)

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A **manifold** is an abstract mathematical space which, in a close-up view, resembles the spaces described by Euclidean geometry.

**Manifold** may also refer to:

## Contents

## Arts and musicEdit

- Manifold (comics), a fictional character in Marvel Comics publications
- Manifold Records, a record label
- Manifold Trilogy, by science fiction author Stephen Baxter

## EngineeringEdit

- Manifold (fluid mechanics), a machine element used to split or combine a gas or liquid
- Hydraulic manifold, a component used to regulate fluid flow in a hydraulic system, thus controlling the transfer of power between actuators and pumps
- Manifold (scuba), in a scuba set, connects two or more diving cylinders
- Vacuum gas manifold, a piece of apparatus used in chemistry to manipulate gases

### AutomotiveEdit

- Exhaust manifold, an engine part which collects the exhaust gases from multiple cylinders into one pipe
- Inlet manifold or "intake manifold", an engine part which supplies the air or fuel/air mixture to the cylinders

## MathematicsEdit

- Manifold, an abstract mathematical space which, in a close-up view, resembles the spaces described by Euclidean geometry.
*Manifold*(magazine), a former magazine of the University of Warwick mathematical community- Topological manifold, a topological space which is a locally Euclidean Hausdorff space

## PeopleEdit

- John Manifold (1915–1985), Australian poet and critic
- Sir Walter Manifold (1849–1928), Australian grazier and politician

## PlacesEdit

- Manifold, Pennsylvania, US
- River Manifold, a river in Staffordshire, West Midlands, England
- Manifold Way, a footpath and cycleway following the route of a former railway

## ScienceEdit

- Manifold (fluid mechanics), a machine element used to split or combine a gas or liquid
- various applications such as automotive exhaust manifolds: see Engineering section

- Vacuum manifold, in quantum field theory

## SoftwareEdit

- Manifold System, a geographic information system software package
- ManifoldCF, Apache Software Foundation open-source project for transferring content between repositories or search indexes

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