euclidean space


often capitalized E
: a space in which Euclid's axioms and definitions (as of straight and parallel lines and angles of plane triangles) apply

Word History

First Known Use

1883, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of euclidean space was in 1883

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“Euclidean space.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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