Desargues's theorem

noun De·sargues's theorem \ dāˈzärgz- \

Definition of Desargues's theorem

: a theorem in geometry: if the junction lines of corresponding vertices of two triangles are concurrent the junction points of the corresponding sides lie on the same straight line, the converse also being true

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Origin and Etymology of desargues's theorem

after Gérard Desargues †1662 French mathematician


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