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.
geometry in general, treated by means of projections.
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Origin of descriptive geometry
First recorded in 1815–25
Words nearby descriptive geometry
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British Dictionary definitions for descriptive geometry
the study of the projection of three-dimensional figures onto a plane surface
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