# plane geometry

### noun Mathematics.

the geometry of figures whose parts all lie in one plane.

## Words nearby plane geometry

## Origin of plane geometry

First recorded in 1740–50

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## British Dictionary definitions for plane geometry

plane geometry

### noun

the study of the properties of and relationships between plane curves, figures, etc

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## Scientific definitions for plane geometry

plane geometry

The mathematical study of geometric figures whose parts lie in the same plane, such as polygons, circles, and lines.

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## Cultural definitions for plane geometry

## notes for plane geometry

Plane geometry is one of the oldest branches of mathematics.

## notes for plane geometry

The Greek mathematician Euclid was the first to study plane geometry carefully. His book Elements was the standard plane geometry textbook for centuries.

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