# geometry

*geometry*on Thesaurus.com

Mathematics. the branch of mathematics that deals with the deduction of the properties, measurement, and relationships of points, lines, angles, and figures in space from their defining conditions by means of certain assumed properties of space.

Mathematics. any specific system of the branch of mathematics describing points, lines, angles, and figures in space, that operates in accordance with a specific set of assumptions: Euclidean geometry.

Mathematics. the study of the branch of mathematics that describes points, lines, angles, and figures in space.

Mathematics. a book on the subject of the branch of mathematics that describes points, lines, angles, and figures in space, especially a textbook.

the shape or form of a surface or solid.

a design or arrangement of objects in simple rectilinear or curvilinear form.

Digital Technology. the polygons that constitute the building blocks of every object or environment in a video game: Player characters getting stuck in geometry is a common glitch in 3D games.

## Origin of geometry

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## Words Nearby geometry

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## How to use geometry in a sentence

The link between

*geometry*and number theory gave the mathematicians an opening, but they had to work hard to exploit it.Tetrahedron Solutions Finally Proved Decades After Computer Search | Kevin Hartnett | February 2, 2021 | Quanta MagazineSome of the basic

*geometry*is identical, while some major aspects have been touched up, particularly the character models and background*geometry*.Goldeneye 007’s lost Xbox 360 remaster has leaked—as a full-game speedrun | Sam Machkovech | February 1, 2021 | Ars TechnicaHere, the

*geometry*of the target was relevant, since there was now a nonzero probability that consecutive arrows could fall within the same ring.The

*geometry*of these is less understood, but in the last few decades mathematicians have been able to prove that hypersurfaces always have lines in some cases.Mathematicians Resurrect Hilbert’s 13th Problem | Stephen Ornes | January 14, 2021 | Quanta MagazineYet these basic bits of Lego are entities whose wave packets you can, in principle, pack into as small a region as you’d like before the very notion of continuum

*geometry*starts, at the Planck scale, to lose meaning.A Breakthrough in Measuring the Building Blocks of Nature - Facts So Romantic | Subodh Patil | January 8, 2021 | Nautilus

Walking through the center of town near Dunne Park offers keen observers a hidden funfair of skewed

*geometry*.Everything becomes a sort of calculation against the

*geometry*and parabolas of the IDF.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins | Nick Willard | May 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEASTHe turned his thesis into the book Geometric Perturbation Theory in Physics on the new developments in differential

*geometry*.This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection | James Barrat | February 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEASTIf you understand

*geometry*, I think you can understand a lot in science.I think in

*geometry*, you can come to very accurate conclusions with just your sensibilities, if not your instincts.Philosophy kept pace with

*geometry*, and those who observed Nature also gloried in abstruse calculations.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John LordIn the Grammar Schools were also taught music and

*geometry*, and these made complete the ordinary education of boyhood.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone JohnstonWhen the rest of the sentence is added, “trying to learn my

*geometry*lesson,” the whole has to be reconstructed.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) WebsterIt is thought that

*geometry*was introduced into Greece from Egypt, and astronomy and arithmetic from Phœnicia.He saw in painting a sort of abstract

*geometry*for which there existed hard-and-fast forms.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) | Richard Muther

## British Dictionary definitions for geometry

/ (dʒɪˈɒmɪtrɪ) /

the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties, relationships, and measurement of points, lines, curves, and surfaces: See also analytical geometry, non-Euclidean geometry

any branch of geometry using a particular notation or set of assumptions: analytical geometry

any branch of geometry referring to a particular set of objects: solid geometry

a shape, configuration, or arrangement

arts the shape of a solid or a surface

## Origin of geometry

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## Scientific definitions for geometry

[ jē-ŏm′ĭ-trē ]

The mathematical study of the properties, measurement, and relationships of points, lines, planes, surfaces, angles, and solids.

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## Cultural definitions for geometry

The branch of mathematics that treats the properties, measurement, and relations of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids. (See Euclid and plane geometry.)

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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