solid geometry


Definition of solid geometry

: a branch of geometry that deals with figures of three-dimensional space

Examples of solid geometry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Read More At Andover, young Bill couldn’t fathom solid geometry and left without a degree. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "William Beinecke Diversified S&H Green Stamps Empire Into Furniture, Insurance," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of solid geometry

1733, in the meaning defined above

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“Solid geometry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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