# Rectifiable varifold

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Rectifiable varifolds are a generalization of rectifiable sets in the sense that they allow for a density function to be defined on the set. They are also strictly connected to rectifiable currents, in fact to such a current one can always associate a varifold by putting aside the orientation.

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