descriptive geometry

noun

: the theory of geometry treated by means of projections
specifically : the theory of projecting an exactly defined body so as to deduce both projective and metrical properties from its projections, the projections usually being made on two planes at right angles to each other

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“Descriptive geometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/descriptive%20geometry. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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