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Let $S$ be a set in ${\mathbb{R}}^{n}$ and suppose that $S$ is triangulable.
($S$ is *triangulable* means that when regarded as a space, it has a triangulation.)

If there is a homeomorphism $h:{\mathbb{R}}^{n}\to{\mathbb{R}}^{n}$ such that
$h(S)$ is a polyhedron, we say that $S$ is *tamely imbedded*.

If $S$ is triangulable but no such homeomorphism exists $S$ is said to be
*wild*.

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tamely imbedded, triangulable

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