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Two clear examples: One poster reads "EUCLID" in big letters.
His new book is Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Numbers.
A few years ago, a Bosnian family named Vidovic came to Euclid, Ohio, to escape persecution by Serbs in an embattled region.
The Euclid he had secured as a great prize from the son of a neighbouring farmer.Abraham Lincoln|George Haven Putnam
Everyone can see the truth of Euclid's propositions before they are proved.A Theological-Political Treatise [Part II]|Benedict of Spinoza
It is not certain, for instance, whether Euclid meant that the circles could not cut at some other point than that of tangency.The Teaching of Geometry|David Eugene Smith
Another, as soon as he can draw two or three lines with a compass, presently thinks himself a Euclid.The Praise of Folly|Desiderius Erasmus
He declared that he believed in Euclid, until God, who humbles the proud, taught him better.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for euclid
Derived forms of EuclidEuclidean or Euclidian (juːˈklɪdɪən), adjective
Scientific definitions for euclid
Cultural definitions for euclid
An ancient Greek mathematician; the founder of the study of geometry. Euclid's Elements is the basis for modern school textbooks in geometry. One of the basic statements, or postulates, of Euclid's geometry is that if a line and a point separate from it are given, only one line parallel to the first line can pass through the point.