Meaning of NON-EUCLIDEAN in English

NON-EUCLIDEAN

adjective

also non-euclidian | ̷ ̷ at non- +

Usage: often capitalized E

Etymology: probably translation of German nichteuklidisch

: not euclidean ; specifically : not assuming all the axioms and postulates assumed in the Elements of Euclid

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