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In topology, given a covering space $E \to X$, then the elements of the set $F$ for $E\vert_U \simeq U \times F$ are called the *leaves* over the covering.

In differential geometry, a foliation consists of submanifolds. Each of them is called a *leaf* of the foliation.

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