# Euclidean

### or Eu·clid·i·an

[yoo-klid-ee-uh n]

## Origin of Euclidean

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### Historical Examples of euclidean

He acted as if he had demonstrated a Euclidean proposition flawlessly.

Occasion for DisasterGordon Randall Garrett

He constructed every one of his later speeches on the plan of a Euclidean solution.

The Poets' LincolnVarious

In elementary geometry, however, the Euclidean idea is still held.

The Teaching of GeometryDavid Eugene Smith

He returned the proof, saying that he could not accept any of it as elucidating the exact area of a circle, or as Euclidean.

The Life and Letters of Lewis CarrollStuart Dodgson Collingwood

The proof itself is borrowed, with slight alterations, from Cuthbertson's "Euclidean Geometry."

The Life and Letters of Lewis CarrollStuart Dodgson Collingwood

## Euclidean

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## Euclidean

[yōō-klĭd′ē-ən]

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