geometrician

[ jee-om-i-trish-uhn, jee-uh-mi- ]

noun
  1. a person skilled in geometry.

Origin of geometrician

1
First recorded in 1475–85; geometric + -ian

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How to use geometrician in a sentence

  • The geometrician proceeds in this manner: he defines the cone, an ideal conception; then he intersects it by a plane.

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  • Andreyev's father, who was a geometrician, died while he was still at school, and the family was without resources.

  • Montesquieu encountered a geometrician outside a coffee house on the Pont Neuf, and accompanied him inside.

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  • Is not the same person best able to speak falsely or to speak truly about diagrams; and he is—the geometrician?

  • O my dear Theodorus, do my ears truly witness that this is the estimate formed of them by the great calculator and geometrician?

    Statesman | Plato