Meaning of GEOMETRY in English


[ dʒɪ'ɒmɪtri ]

■ noun ( plural geometries )

1》 the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogues.

2》 the shape and relative arrangement of the parts of something.


geometrician ˌdʒi:əmɪ'trɪʃ(ə)n noun


ME: via OFr. from L. geometria , from Gk, from gē 'earth' + metria (see -metry ).

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