plane geometry


noun Mathematics.

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

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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

plane geometry

The study of two-dimensional figures (figures that are confined to a plane).

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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