differential geometry


noun Mathematics.

the branch of mathematics that deals with the application of the principles of differential and integral calculus to the study of curves and surfaces.

Nearby words

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  6. differential operator,
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  8. differential quotient,
  9. differential rate,
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British Dictionary definitions for differential geometry

differential geometry

noun

the application of differential calculus to geometrical problems; the study of objects that remain unchanged by transformations that preserve derivatives
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