Meaning of GEOMETRY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ jē-ˈä-mə-trē ]


( plural -tries )

Etymology: Middle English geometrie, from Anglo-French, from Latin geometria, from Greek geōmetria, from geōmetrein to measure the earth, from geō- ge- + metron measure — more at measure

Date: 14th century


a. : a branch of mathematics that deals with the measurement, properties, and relationships of points, lines, angles, surfaces, and solids ; broadly : the study of properties of given elements that remain invariant under specified transformations

b. : a particular type or system of geometry


a. : configuration

b. : surface shape

3. : an arrangement of objects or parts that suggests geometric figures

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.