- differing from the postulates of Euclid or based upon postulates other than those of Euclid.
Origin of non-Euclidean
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For instance, we might know that in non-Euclidean geometries, parallels meet.The Civilization of Illiteracy
But they constitute the substance of non-Euclidean geometry; they are its blood and sinews.
The real basis of the non-Euclidean geometry is dimension as direction.
In their non-Euclidean geometry the part is always greater than the whole.The Open Secret of Ireland
T. M. Kettle
Beltrami's mathematical investigations were devoted mainly to the non-Euclidean geometry.
- Relating to any of several modern geometries that are based on a set of postulates other than the set proposed by Euclid, especially one in which all of the postulates of Euclidean geometry hold except the parallel postulate. Compare Euclidean.