euclidean geometry


often capitalized E
: geometry based on Euclid's axioms
: the geometry of a euclidean space

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of euclidean geometry was circa 1865

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“Euclidean geometry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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