# geometer

Also geometer moth . an adult geometrid moth.

the larva of a geometrid moth; inchworm.

## Origin of geometer

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## Words Nearby geometer

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## How to use geometer in a sentence

To a

*geometer*, like me, the sandpile has to do with the emerging field of tropical geometry, which aims to model continuous geometric phenomena by analogous discrete ones.The Math of the Amazing Sandpile - Issue 107: The Edge | Jordan Ellenberg | October 6, 2021 | NautilusAs a result of his leadership, by the mid-1980s there was a vigorous interaction between quantum field theorists and geometers.

Isadore Singer Transcended Mathematical Boundaries | Daniel S. Freed | March 4, 2021 | Quanta MagazineIf you want a mathematical justification that a T-shirt and a pair of pants are different, you should turn to a topologist, not a

*geometer*.This turned out to be the larva of a

*geometer*two inches long.Darwinism (1889) | Alfred Russel WallaceHis father, like that of the illustrious

*geometer*Lambert, was a tailor.Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men | Francois Arago

Let us, therefore, see the

*geometer*at work and seek to catch his process.No mathematical exactness without explicit proof from assumed principles—such is the motto of the modern

*geometer*.For the pure

*geometer*himself, this faculty is necessary; it is by logic one demonstrates, by intuition one invents.

## British Dictionary definitions for geometer

### geometrician (dʒɪˌɒmɪˈtrɪʃən, ˌdʒiːəʊmɪ-)

/ (dʒɪˈɒmɪtə) /

a person who is practised in or who studies geometry

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