# geometry

[jee-om-i-tree]

## Origin of geometry

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## Related Words for geometries

calculation, calculus, geometry, math, algebra, division, addition, multiplication, subtraction, numbers, trigonometry## Examples from the Web for geometries

### Historical Examples of geometries

For instance, we might know that in non-Euclidean geometries, parallels meet.

The Civilization of IlliteracyMihai Nadin

This is the first problem that a student meets in most American geometries.

The Teaching of GeometryDavid Eugene Smith

The real criterion then of all geometries is neither truth, conformability nor necessity, but consistency and convenience.

The Mystery of SpaceRobert T. Browne

The number of geometries compatible with these premises will be limited.

## geometry

## Word Origin for geometry

C14: from Latin geōmetria, from Greek, from geōmetrein to measure the land

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## geometry

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## geometry

[jē-ŏm′ĭ-trē]

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## geometry

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