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descriptive geometry

noun

  1. the theory of making projections of any accurately defined figure such that its projective as well as its metrical properties can be deduced from them.
  2. geometry in general, treated by means of projections.


descriptive geometry

noun

  1. the study of the projection of three-dimensional figures onto a plane surface


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Word History and Origins

Origin of descriptive geometry1

First recorded in 1815–25

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Example Sentences

There is strict duality in descriptive geometry between point-line-locus and line-point-envelope theorems.

Descriptive geometry is essentially the science of multiple order for open series.

Lines at any slope and at any angle can be drawn by this descriptive geometry.

The general courses usually include an elementary course and a course in descriptive geometry.

An elementary course and a course in descriptive geometry given simultaneously.

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