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# hyperbolic geometry

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noun Geometry.

the branch of non-Euclidean geometry that replaces the parallel postulate of Euclidean geometry with the postulate that two distinct lines may be drawn parallel to a given line through a point not on the given line.

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Compare Riemannian geometry.

## Origin of hyperbolic geometry

First recorded in 1870â€“75

## Words nearby hyperbolic geometry

hyperbilirubinemia, hyperbola, hyperbole, hyperbolic, hyperbolic function, hyperbolic geometry, hyperbolic paraboloid, hyperbolism, hyperbolize, hyperboloid, Hyperborean

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## How to use hyperbolic geometry in a sentence

Riemann discovered elliptic metrical geometry, and Lobatchewsky hyperbolic geometry.